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Media Advisory: New York Power Authority President Kessel to Hold News Conference on Hydropower Rates

March 24, 2009


New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Kessel will make an announcement related to hydropower rates for customers of the Power Authority.

EVENT:            News conference on hydropower rates

DATE:               Tuesday, March 24, 2009

TIME:                2:00 pm

LOCATION:       Niagara Power Project Power Vista
                         5777 Lewiston Road

CONTACT:        Christine Pritchard


  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 nations 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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