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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: First Study In Nation Comparing Hybrid School Bus Technologies
NYPA and NYSERDA To Kick Off Study In Schenectady

Contact:
Christine Pritchard
518-322-9143
christine.pritchard@nypa.gov

December 2, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel; New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Acting President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Callender; and Schenectady City School District Superintendent Eric Ely will join together at a news conference on Wednesday morning, Dec. 3, to launch the first side-by-side study in the nation on the performance of different hybrid school bus technologies. 

Further details on the news conference are as follows:

EVENT:           Announcement of First Side-By-Side Study in the Nation of Hybrid School Bus Technologies

DATE:             Wednesday, Dec. 3

TIME:              10:30 a.m.

LOCATION:      Zoller Elementary School
                       1880 Lancaster St.
                       Schenectady, NY 12308 (tel. 518.370.8290)

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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 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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