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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: NY Power Authority and Economic Development Officials Introduce Get Listed! Wind Power Business Event, Feb. 24

More than 130 Rrepresentatives from Businesses and Economic Development Organizations Expected at Get Listed!

February 23, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by economic development officials, Thomas A. Kucharski, president and chief executive officer, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise and Christina Orsi, regional director, Western New York, Empire State Development, to introduce Get Listed!, the business to business event to help establish partnerships between New York companies and wind power developers.

What:
Press Availability – Get Listed!
Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Time:
12:30 pm
Place:

University at Buffalo , Center for Tomorrow
From 290 east, take Exit 5 for Millersport Highway North. Turn left at Marriott onto Flint Rd., (do not go over bridge) continue on Flint Rd. and enter campus. Center for Tomorrow is on immediate left. (UB North Campus)

Contact:

Connie M. Cullen
914-390-8196 (On Feb. 23, Feb. 25 and thereafter)
connie.cullen@nypa.gov  (Best way to reach me on Feb. 24)

 

About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority 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 nation's largest state-owned electric utility, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ About 75 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■ For more information, www.nypa.gov.

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