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News Release Archive

January 1 - december 31, 2013

 

December 26 - NYPA Kicks Off the New Year with Free Friday Matinees and Free Popcorn at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center

December 26 - NYPA Takes the Sting Out of Winter with Free Sunday Matinee Movies in January at the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

December 23 - NYPA Visitors Center Offers Free Snowmobile Safety Class, Saturday, January 11

December 23 - Cuomo Administration Cabinet Members and Staff Participate in Holiday Toys, Coats and School Supplies Drive

December 20 - N.Y. Power Authority Approves $3.5 Million in Hydropower Proceeds Funding Awards for Western New York

Decmeber 20 - N.Y. Power Authority OK’s $2 Million in Funding for Electric-Drive Vehicles for Community-Owned Electric Utility Systems in Support of Governor Cuomo’s Clean Energy Goals (photo and caption included)

December 19 - Governor Cuomo Announces Additional $108 Million Commitment to Solar Industry Through NY-Sun Initiative (Governor’s news release)

December 18 - Governor Cuomo Announces Low-Cost Hydropower Allocations to Three Businesses in Western New York (Governor's news release)

December 17 - Governor Cuomo Announces Latest Round of Recharge NY Power Allocations (Governor's news release)

December 17 - N.Y. Power Authority 2014 Operating Budget Invests in Power System Infrastructure and Customer Energy Efficiency While Controlling Costs

December 16 - Chill Out With Free Movies During the Winter Holiday Break at N.Y. Power Authority's Hawkins Point Visitor Center

December 12 - Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet December 17

December 12 - New York Power Authority Trustees to Meet December 17

December 12 - New York Power Authority Governance and Finance Committees to Meet December 17

December 11 - Area Kids win Energy Art Contest (photo and caption included)

December 10 - Lake Erie - Niagara River Ice Boom (International Joint Commission media advisory)

December 3 - New York Power Authority Fishing Piers to Close for Winter

December 2 - NYPA Warms Up the Season with FREE Holiday Movie Matinees and Popcorn at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center in December

November 21 - News Conference - Gov's ReCharge NY Lower Cost Power Program Success at Flower City Printing in Rochester (photo, caption, video and transcript included)

November 21 - Governor Cuomo Announces ReCharge NY Supports 300 Jobs and Over $20 Million in Capital Investment at Rochester Printing Company (Governor's news release)

November 21 - NYPA Undertakes Maintenance Over Rt. 104 and Robert Moses Parkway at Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant, Starts Nov. 21

November 21 - Governor Cuomo Announces New York State to Build High-Tech Manufacturing Complex in Buffalo

November 15 - Fall Seasonal Removal of Flashboards at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams

November 15 - Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee Sets January 27, 2014 Deadline for Project Applications

November 13 - Statement by Gil C. Quiniones, N.Y. Power Authority President and CEO, on NYPA Participation in "Grid Ex II" Power Grid Drill

November 6 - Governor Cuomo Announces U.S. Department of Energy Award Will Support $2.4 Million Initiative to Lower Costs of Installing Solar (Governor’s news release)

November 6 - Governor Cuomo Announces Re-Opening of Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park (Governor’s news release)

October 31 - Lansing Manor Closes for the Winter Following Successful Season

October 28 - 7 Millionth Visitor Milestone Marked; NYPA Hard Hats Honored (photo and caption)

October 25 - NYPA Power Vista Welcomes 7 Million Visitors and Honors Builders, October 28

October 18 - Lake Sturgeon Restoration Continues in North Country (NYS DEC news release)

October 18 - Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of Yahoo's New State-of-the Art Data and Customer Care Center in Lockport

October 10 - New York Power Authority Issues Guidelines for Achieving Energy Cost Savings At K-12 Schools

October 9 - NYPA to Begin Removal of Docks and Buoys Along the St. Lawrence River Beginning Monday October 21

October 7 - NYPA Completes Upgrade on First of 12 Turbine-Generator Units at Niagara Plant’s Lewiston Pump-Generating Facility (photo and caption included)

October 4- N.Y. Power Authority Approves Economic Development Grants to Promote Tourism, Locally-Grown Food Sales, Job Training and Housing Services in Western New York

September 26 - Niagara Fishing Pier to be Closed Weekdays Beginning Monday, Sept. 30 for Safety During Roadway Improvements

September 26 - NYPA Closes Lock 7 Boat Launch to Accommodate Repair Work Beginning October 1

September 25 - PSC & NYPA Seek to Reverse Federal Decision that Would Increase Energy Bills by $350M in Lower Hudson Valley

September 25 - NYPA Trustees Approve Low-Cost Hydropower Allocation to Alita USA Holdings to Build New Facility in Buffalo

September 20 - NY-Sun Unified Solar Permit to Streamline Permitting Process Throughout State

September 18 - Photo and Caption: Byrne Dairy Benefits from Governor Cuomo’s ReCharge NY Program

September 18 - Governor Cuomo Announces Recharge New York Program Supports Hundreds of Jobs and Capital Investments at Byrne Dairy in Central New York (Governor’s news release)

September 17 - NYPA and Port Authority Announce the Completion of a Comprehensive Lighting Project at JFK Airport Support Facilities

September 16 - N.Y. Power Authority Announces Seasonal Closing of Hinckley Reservoir Boat-Launching Ramp, September 23

September 9 - N.Y. Power Authority Lowers Water Levels at Crescent Dam to Accommodate Erie Canal Commercial Shipment on Tuesday, Sept. 10

September 4 - N.Y. Power Authority to Improve Safety for Access to Fishing Pier at Niagara Plant and to Hiking Area

September 3 - NYPA Closes Public Fishing Access on September 9 at the Crescent Plant to Accommodate Repair Work

September 3 - N.Y. Power Authority Report Tracks Progress Toward Achieving Energy and Resource Sustainability Goals

August 27 - New York Power Authority Completes $1 Million in Energy Efficiency and Water-Saving Projects at Village of Ossining

August 15 - NYPA Announces Nation's Most Comprehensive Report on Building Energy Use

August 8 - Statement by N.Y. Power Authority: Response to Office of New York State Comptroller Report

August 7 - Boat Launches at Wittaker Park and Brandy Brook Temporarily Closed

August 7 - Water Levels at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams to be Lowered Briefly to Accommodate Flashboard Work Next Week (August)

August 1 - NYPA Reopens Fishing Access Along Schoharie Creek Following Restoration Work (photo and caption included)

July 30 - Low-Cost Hydropower Provides Incentives to Attract and Expand Two Western New York Companies

July 29 - NYPA Announces Sixth Round of ReCharge New York Low-Cost Power Allocations to Support Nearly 3,200 Jobs at 18 Businesses Across the State

July 26 - N.Y. Power Authority Awards $5.5 Million to West Seneca Firm to Support a NYPA-Niagara University Shared Campus Initiative

July 25 - New York Power Authority Trustees Award Nearly $3 Million in Contracts to New York State Businesses

July 23 - N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve Power Proceeds Awards of $800,000 To Two Western New York Enterprises

July 19 - N.Y. Power Authority Calls on Its Large Customers to Cut Back on Electricity Use to Support Reliable Electricity Service in Response to Record-Setting Heat Wave

July 19 - New York Power Authority Trustees to Meet July 23

July 19 - New York Power Authority Governance and Audit Committees to Meet July 23

July 19 - Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet July 22

July 18 - N.Y. Power Authority Calls on Its Large Customers to Cut Back on Electricity Use to Support Reliable Electricity Service in Response to Continued High Temperatures

July 17 - New Robotic Technology Demonstrated at N.Y. Power Authority's Niagara Power Plant (photo and caption included)

July 17 - For the Second Time this Week - N.Y. Power Authority Activates Summer Power Demand Reduction Program to Support Reliable Electricity Service

July 16 - For the Second Consecutive Week - N.Y. Power Authority Activates Summer Power Demand Reduction Program to Support Reliable Electricity Service in NYC

July 10 - New York's Atlantic Ocean Study to Support Ocean Industries Development and Offshore Wind Energy

July 10 - NYPA Engineer from White Plains Receives Award from National Research Organization (photo and caption included)

July 9 - For the Second Consecutive Day - N.Y. Power Authority Activates Power Demand Reduction Program to Support Reliable Electricity Service in NYC

July 8 - Hot Weather Leads N.Y. Power Authority to Activate Summer Power Demand Reduction Program to Support Reliable Electricity Service in NYC

July 3 - N.Y. Power Authority Receives Renewable Project of the Year Award for Solar Power Systems in New York City (photo and caption included)

July 1 - Groundbreaking Ceremony at Alcoa East Aluminum Facility in Massena (Photo and Caption)

July 1 - Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking at Alcoa East Aluminum Facility in Massena (Governor’s news release)

June 26 - Statement by NYPA Chairman John R. Koelmel and NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones on Reappointment of Eugene L. Nicandri to the NYPA Board of Trustees (Photo and caption)

June 21 - Water Levels at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams to be Lowered Briefly to Accommodate Flashboard Work Next Week

June 18 - $1.5 Million Energy Efficiency Project Completed in Yonkers (Joint City of Yonkers and NYPA press release)

June 17 - NYPA Opens Public Fishing Access at Its Crescent Plant

June 11 - N.Y. Power Authority Helps Insulate Nearly 800 Upstate New York Homes and Businesses

June 10 - St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund Announces Jan. 1 Application Deadline

June 7 - Governor Cuomo Announces $10 Million to Modernize New York's Power Grid (Governor's news release)

June 5 - Forecast of Rain Postpones Flashboard Work at Vischer Ferry

June 1 - N.Y. Power Authority and State Canal Corp. Advise Marinas in the Niskayuna Area of Low Water Levels

May 24 - N.Y. Power Authority Announces Significant Funding for Transmission Improvements Under the Energy Highway Initiative

May 24 - N.Y. Power Authority Awards Nearly $6 Million in Contracts to Three WNY Businesses in Support of Niagara Hydropower Plant Operations

May 23 - Governor Cuomo Announces Low-Cost Hydropower Will Support the Creation of 136 Upstate Jobs (Governor's news release)

May 21 - N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Award First Power Proceeds Grants for Entrepreneurial and Manufacturing Efforts in WNY

May 21 - Governor Cuomo Announces $3.7 Million Transmission Line Relocation Project to Support Alcoa's Massena Modernization (Governor's press release)

May 17 - Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center to Host Two Free Events: Revolutionary War Reenactment and Eagle Festival Weekend of May 18 & 19 (photo and caption included)

May 15 - Solvay High School Awards Fortistar Renewable Scholarships for Second Year (Fortistar news release)

May 15 - Gates at Iroquois Dam to be Lowered

May 10 - NYPA President & Chief Executive Officer Gil C. Quiniones Delivers Keynote Address at the ISO New England - New York ISO Energy Conference: Navigating Change

May 8 - President Obama Meets with Electric Utility Industry Executives (photo and caption included)

May 8 - Readout of the President’s Meeting with Electric Utility CEOs and their Trade Associations (White House news release)

May 6 - N.Y. Power Authority Opens Hinckley Boat Launch to Public Following Installation of Navigational Buoys

May 1 - Governor Cuomo Announces Installation of Backup Generators at Grand Central Terminal to Bolster New York's Emergency Preparedness and Enhance Public Safety (Governor's news release)

April 30 - Task Force Announces Update on Progress of N.Y. Energy Highway

April 26 - New York Power Authority's Energy Services Schools Program Receives National Honor

April 26 - Video Highlights: Speakers Discuss Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Upgrades at SUNY Upstate Medical University

April 25 - Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Upgrades at SUNY Upstate Medical University (photo and caption)

April 25 - Governor Cuomo Announces Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Upgrades at SUNY Upstate Medical University (Governor's news release)

April 23 NYPA Wins National Hydropower Association's Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters Award (photo and caption included)

April 22 - First LEED Gold Existing Building in NY Achieves Another Milestone (photo and caption included)

April 19 - Spring Flashboards to be Installed at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams, Beginning April 23

April 18 - NYPA to Begin Dock and Buoy Installation Week of April 22

April 16 - N.Y. Power Authority's 2012 Annual Report Highlights NYPA Contributions Toward Governor Cuomo's Energy Initiatives

April 15 - N.Y. Power Authority Receives National Award for Workplace Safety (photo and caption included)

April 13 - Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $88 Million in Energy Efficiency Projects By N.Y. Power Authority in 2012 (Governor's news release)

April 9 - New York Power Authority Fishing Piers Open for the Season

April 8 - N.Y. Power Authority Awards $17 Million in Contracts to Three New York State Businesses

April 5 - Governor Cuomo Announces NY-SUN Initiative to Provide $13.5 Million to Reduce Solar Installation Costs and Support Training for Local Officials (Governor's news release)

April 5 - Statement by NYS Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey and NY Power Authority President Gil Quiniones on the Temporary Restraining Order on the Construction at Schoellkopf Site

March 30 - Governor Cuomo Announces Alcoa Ready to Move Forward with Next Phase of Massena Facilities' Modernization (Governor's news release)

March 28 - Governor Cuomo Announces $46 Million Awarded Through NY-Sun for Large Solar Power Installations to add 52 MW of Solar Capacity (Governor's press release)

March 28 - Governor Cuomo Announces Fifth Round of Low-Cost Power Allocations Under ReCharge NY Program (Governor's news release)

March 27 - New York Power Authority Begins Construction of Energy Efficiency Upgrades at the College at Brockport as Part of Build Smart NY (photo and caption included)

March 22 - Governor Announces Low-Cost Hydropower Allocations to Five Western NY Firms in Support of 215 New Jobs and $193 Million in Capital Investments (Governor's news release)

March 11 - N.Y. Power Authority Partners with Lake Placid on Clean, Quiet Electric Shuttle Bus to Advance New York's Clean Energy Goals (photo and caption included)

March 7 - N.Y. Power Authority Installs Internet Energy Monitoring System at Queens College

February 28 - N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Reduce Electricity Supply Costs by Over $53 Million for New York City and Westchester Government Customers

February 26 - Six N.Y. Power Authority Employees Recognized for Advancing Innovative Technologies

February 11 - Energy Efficiency Projects At UAlbany Support Governor Cuomo's Build Smart NY Initiative (Joint NYPA & NYSERDA release)

February 9 - Governor Cuomo Gives Update Following Winter Storm (Governor's news release)

February 8 - Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency as Winter Storm Hits New York State (Governor's news release)

February 7 - Governor Cuomo Activates State Emergency Operations Center in Advance of Major Winter Storm (Governor's news release)

February 7 - Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee Meets February 19

February 1 - N.Y. Power Authority and Office of General Services Announce Energy Efficiency Projects at Harriman State Office Building Campus and Empire State Plaza

January 28 - New York Power Authority and the City of New York Bring Energy Efficiency to Metropolitan Museum of Art

January 4 - Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on S&P Revising NYPA Outlook to Positive

January 4 - Statement by Long Island-New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative on Federal Request for Public Input on Lease Application Off the Coast of Rockaways

January 4 - Statement by Long Island-New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative on Federal Request for Public Input on Lease Application off the Coast of Rockaways

Janurary 3 - BOEM Seeks Competitive Interest in Proposed Wind Energy Project Site Offshore New York (BOEM news release)