Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York
Power Authority And Solvay Officials To Launch Winter Weatherization
December 2, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief
Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Solvay Mayor
Tony Modafferi on Wednesday to officially launch the “Weatherization
Blitz” program in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley, an
energy-saving program for low-income households served by municipal
and rural electric cooperative systems in the state.
The news conference on the Power Authority’s
Weatherization Blitz program—part of a statewide effort for lowering
home-heating costs for financially struggling New Yorkers—will mark
Mr. Kessel’s first press briefing in Central New York since joining
NYPA in October.
Details on tomorrow’s event are as follows:
EVENT: Announcement of Weatherization
DATE: Wednesday, Dec. 3
TIME: 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Solvay Village Hall
1100 Woods Rd.
■ 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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