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Yonkers Mayor Spano and New York Power Authority Unveil $1.5 Million of Energy Efficiency Projects Completed in Yonkers

Contacts:
Deidrea Miller
(914) 718-3085
Deidrea.Miller@nypa.gov

Christina Gilmartin
Communications Director - City of Yonkers, Office of the Mayor
914-377-6208 (O)/914-512-4017 (c)
Christina.gilmartin@yonkersny.gov

June 14, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Mike Spano and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) will announce the completion of nine innovative energy efficient projects in the City of Yonkers, Tuesday, June 18 at 1PM at E.J. Murray’s Memorial Skating Ice and Roller Skating Rink in Yonkers.

NYPA President and Chief Executive Officer Gil C. Quiniones joins Mayor Spano as they will unveil the nine municipal facility projects in Yonkers that, in total, will save the City more than $249,000 annually in energy and reduce climate-changing greenhouse gases by approximately 578 tons every year.

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WHO:

Mike Spano, City of Yonkers Mayor

Gil C. Quiniones, President and CEO, NYPA

Chuck Lesnick, Yonkers City Council President

Tom Meier, Yonkers DPW Commissioner

Terry Joshi, Yonkers Green Policy Task Force Chair

WHAT:

Announcement of City of Yonkers Energy Efficiency Projects

WHERE:

E.J. Murray’s Memorial Skating Rink
348 Tuckahoe Rd
Yonkers, NY

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 18, 1PM

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 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.

 

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