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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: NYPA President to Recommend Solar Project Work to Western New York Firm

June 29, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Solar Liberty company officials at the Solar Liberty facility in Williamsville on Monday, June 29, at 11:30 a.m.  

Kessel will announce his recommendation to the NYPA Board of Trustees for the approval of multimillion dollar contract that will feature Solar Liberty as the primary subcontractor, who will perform an extensive role in procurement and labor, for the installation of a 1.1-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the University at Buffalo. 

WHAT:        NYPA President recommends contract which includes Solar Liberty as primary subcontractor to install solar energy system at the University at Buffalo

DATE:         Monday, June 29

TIME:          11:30 a.m.

PLACE:       Solar Libertyís office is in Williamsville, just north of Transit Road.
                   6225 Sheridan Drive, Suite 102
                   Williamsville NY 14221
                   716-634-3780 

CONTACT:   Connie M. Cullen
                   914-390-8196

                   Connie.cullen@nypa.gov

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.   For more information, www.nypa.gov.

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