Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Village of
Fairport and New York
Power Authority to Mark Arrival of Hybrid Truck
February 24, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief
Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Mayor
Frederick May of the Village of Fairport at the Fairport Electric
District building to activate a hybrid-electric bucket truck. The
truck will join six other vehicles to create the largest municipal
utility hybrid electric vehicle fleet in New York State.
Joining them at the event will be Robert Barker,
the director of the Genesee Region Clean Communities program, a U.
S. Department of Energy sponsored program, designed to encourage the
use of alternative fuel vehicles.
Hybrid-electric bucket truck to Village of Fairport
Wednesday, Feb 25
Fairport Electric District building
43 Liftbridge Lane East
CONTACT: Paul DeMichele, NYPA information
specialist, media relations, 914-390-8186
■ 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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