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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

Christine Pritchard

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)

 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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