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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity:  NY Power Authority, University of Buffalo to Announce Nation's Largest Solar Installation on Any College or University Campus

May 6, 2009

New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by University at Buffalo President John B. Simpson and Governor Patersonís Deputy Secretary for Energy Paul DeCotis to announce a partnership in installing one of the largest solar photovoltaic arrays at any college or university campus in the nation.

EVENT:            Press conference on Photovoltaic Project

DATE:               Thursday, May 7, 2009

TIME:                11:15 a.m.

LOCATION:       State University of New York
                        University at Buffalo
                        Center for Tomorrow
                        Service Center Road and Flint Road
                        North Campus
                        Amherst

CONTACT:        Christine Pritchard
                        518-433-6700 (office)
                        518-322-9143 (blackberry)
                        Christine.pritchard@nypa.gov

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