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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: City of White Plains and New York Power Authority to Mark Arrival of First Hybrid Bucket Truck in New York State

January 20, 2009


New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel and White Plains Mayor Joseph M. Delfino will be joined by several government officials at White Plains City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 21, to activate the first hybrid-electric bucket truck in New York State. The truck will replace diesel engine equipment, reducing costs and harmful emissions.

WHAT:             First hybrid-electric bucket truck in New York State

DATE:              Wednesday, Jan. 21

TIME:               11 a.m.

PLACE:            White Plains City Hall
225 Main Street
White Plains, N.Y.

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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