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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority and Westchester County Introduce Electric Ground Support Equipment to Westchester Airport


January 13, 2009


WHITE PLAINSóNew York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel and Westchester County Executive Andrew J. Spano will be joined by several government officials to activate a fleet of electric ground support vehicles at the Westchester County Airport on Wednesday, January 14, at 11 a.m. The electric units will replace gasoline and diesel engine equipment to help reduce costs and pollution.

WHAT:             Electric ground support fleet introduced to the Westchester County Airport

DATE:              Wednesday, January 14

TIME:               11 a.m.

PLACE:            Westchester County Airport
240 Airport Road, Suite 202
White Plains
(Parking will be available in the garage and the tickets are redeemable.) 

CONTACT:      Paul DeMichele, NYPA information specialist, media relations, 914-390-8186


  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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