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NYPA Trustees Honor Employees

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Denise Ellison
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February 26, 2013

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The New York Power Authority (NYPA) trustees and executive management on Feb. 26 honored several NYPA employees for their achievements in energy, environmental science and other technical areas, presenting them with Certificates of Appreciation following their recognition by two electric utility industry groups. Three of the honorees are, from left, John Markowitz, lead research and technology engineer, Jiankang Zhu, research and development engineer, and Bruce Fardanesh, NYPA chief electrical engineer—all from NYPA’s White Plains Office.  They’re pictured here with NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones, second from right, and NYPA Chairman John R. Koelmel.

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The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Chief Electrical Engineer Bruce Fardanesh of Bergen County, N.J., was honored, along with several other NYPA employees, by Power Authority trustees and executive management on Feb. 26 at the Power Authority’s White Plains office. Fardanesh was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for the prestigious distinction of being elected Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his achievements in developing and integrating advanced technologies for enhanced operation and control of power systems. Pictured from left: NYPA Chairman John R. Koelmel, Fardanesh and NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones.

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The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) John Markowitz, lead research and technology engineer, was honored, along with several other NYPA employees, by Power Authority trustees and executive management on Feb. 26 at NYPA’s White Plains office. Markowitz, a resident of Ossining, N.Y., was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for being named a recipient of the Electric Power Research Institute’s 2012 Technology Transfer Award. Pictured from left: NYPA Chairman John R. Koelmel, Markowitz and NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones.

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Five New York Power Authority (NYPA) employees were national recipients of 2012 Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute at an awards ceremony held on Feb. 19 in Savannah, Ga. The NYPA employees were recognized for their contributions involving electric power generation, power utilization and the environment. Pictured left, is Jiankang Zhu, a NYPA research and development engineer and a resident of White Plains, N.Y., along with Brian Hannegan, EPRI vice president for environmental and renewable energy.

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Five New York Power Authority employees were the national recipients of 2012 Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute at an awards ceremony held on Feb. 19 in Savannah, Ga. The NYPA employees were recognized for their contributions involving electric power generation, power utilization and the environment. Pictured left, is John Nolan, NYPA environmental engineer and a resident of Wantagh, N.Y., along with Brian Hannegan, EPRI vice president for environmental and renewable energy.

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■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 16 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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