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 Press Advisory and Photo Opportunity: City of Niagara Falls Joins NYPA in Clean Energy Effort Set for October 24, 2008

October 23, 2008

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Paul Dyster, Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls, to make an announcement related to clean transportation.

This event will mark Kesselís first public appearance in Western New York as president of NYPA, which owns and operates the Niagara Power Project in nearby Lewiston.

DATE:            Friday, October 24, 2008

TIME:            1:15 pm

PLACE:         Niagara Falls City Hall, located at 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

CONTACT:    Christine Pritchard, executive director, Public and Governmental Affairs,

 About NYPA:

■    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 nationís 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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