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Solar Power Array Provides Electricity for Monroe-Woodbury High School

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Brian Warner
 914-390-8183
brian.warner@nypa.gov

October 17, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Eugene W. Zeltmann and state Sen. Bill Larkin join Monroe-Woodbury Superintendent of Schools John Canzoneri  Tuesday to announce the completion of a 6-kilowatt photovoltaic ( PV) installation.

The PV unit mounted atop Monroe-Woodbury High School, will provide a continuous source of clean energy for the high school.  A special connection to the school’s computer network will allow students to monitor the energy production.  Immediately following remarks from Mr. Zeltmann and Sen. Larkin, a student will demonstrate the computer connection.

Sen. Larkin secured the state grant for NYPA to install the solar panels at Monroe-Woodbury H.S.

                                  EVENT:       Solar Power Demonstration

                                  WHEN:        Tuesday, October 18,  12:30 p.m.

                                  WHERE:     Library, Monroe-Woodbury H.S
                                                    155 Dunderberg Road.
                                                    Central Valley, NY 10917
                                                    (School Campus is opposite Woodbury Commons Outlet Mall) 

Contact information: Brian Warner,  NYPA - (914) 390-8183
                              Aldo C. Filippone, Monroe-Woodbury H.S. – (845) 460-7000 ext 7001