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September 6 West Seneca Event to Mark First Benefits of Governor’s Recharge NY Power Program
September 5, 2012
A new statewide lower cost power program—ReCharge NY—that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo established for businesses will be spotlighted on Thursday, Sept. 6, at Mayer Bros. Apple Products in West Seneca. The fruit juice producer is one of the hundreds of businesses in Western New York and other regions that have begun receiving power under the program, which is administered by the New York Power Authority and linked to major job and capital-investment commitments.
New York Power Authority board members and executive management will be joined by Western New York elected officials at the afternoon event.
EVENT: Start of ReCharge NY Program
DATE: Thursday, Sept. 6
TIME: 1 p.m.
PLACE: Mayer Bros. Apple Products
1540 Seneca Creek Rd. (By Cider Mill Store)
West Seneca, NY 14224
Contact #: 716-668-1787, ext. 100
(From Downtown Buffalo, Take I-190S to I-90W to Rte 400S to Transit Rd (Rte 78N). Go three miles to maroon-colored building—the Cider Mill Store—on the left side of Seneca Creek Rd)
CONTACT: Michael Saltzman
■ 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ Approximately 80 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.