NYPA Offers Energy Seminar to
Westchester Municipalities, School Districts, Fire Departments and
Other Public Entities
October 1, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHITE PLAINS—A wide variety of public entities in
Westchester County have been invited by the New York Power Authority
(NYPA) to an Energy Efficiency Seminar on October 10, 2007. The
free seminar will run from 8:30 to 10:30am and will be held at in
the Jaguar Room at NYPA’s main administrative office in downtown
White Plains located at 123 Main Street.
“This Energy Efficiency Seminar is an example of
the longstanding and continuing partnership between the Power
Authority and its government customers in Westchester to achieve
greater and greater strides in energy conservation,” said Roger B.
Kelley, president and chief executive officer, NYPA.
NYPA provides lower than market rate electricity to
almost every public entity in the county including most
municipalities, school districts, fire districts, libraries, county
facilities, parking authorities and waste water treatment plants.
Each municipal leader, agency head or their
designees have been invited to attend to receive basic information
on how to use energy more efficiently and possibly reduce their
electric utility bill.
Over the last decade, NYPA and Westchester County
government customers have completed $51 million in energy efficiency
projects at 240 facilities for annual electric savings of over $7
million. Projects include high efficiency lighting at Greenburgh
Town Hall, energy-efficient traffic signals in Peekskill and New
Rochelle, and a new chiller at the White Plains Public Library. An
additional $28 million in projects are in the planning and
Municipal officials interested in more information
on this seminar should please email
firstname.lastname@example.org and put Energy
Efficiency Seminar in the subject line.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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