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Postponement of Jan. 16 Hearing on Standards for Fuel Diversity, Fossil Fuel Efficiency and Net Metering

Contact:
Connie Cullen
914-390-8196

connie.cullen@nypa.gov

 December 19, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            

WHITE PLAINS—A public hearing scheduled by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a future time.  The subject of the hearing is proposed standards for fuel diversity, fossil-fuel efficiency and net metering, as required by the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT).  The hearing was scheduled to take place at the main administrative office building for NYPA which is located at 123 Main St. here.


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■    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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