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Press Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority and Long Island Officials Kick-Off Home Weatherization Program

Christine Pritchard

November 12, 2008


New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Village of Freeport Mayor William Glacken, Village of Rockville Centre Mayor Mary W. Bossart and other local officials on Thursday to kick off the “Weatherization Blitz” program on Long Island to help lower income households.

This news conference represents Mr. Kessel’s first official press conference on Long Island after joining the Power Authority just a few weeks ago.

DATE:             Thursday, November 13, 2008

TIME:              11:30 a.m.

PLACE:          Community Development Corporation offices, 54 West Merrick Road, Freeport, N.Y.

CONTACT:      Christine Pritchard - 518-322-9143

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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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