September 18 - Recharge New York Event - Byrne Dairy


September 17, 2013


Representatives from the New York Power Authority and Byrne Dairy will be joined by state, county and local officials on Wednesday, Sept. 18, to recognize the success of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s ReCharge New York (RNY) power program in Central New York.  The event will showcase Byrne Dairy and its affiliate, Ultra Dairy, as examples of Central New York companies that are saving money under RNY and reinvesting those funds in protecting jobs, and anchoring and growing their businesses.

Governor Cuomo launched the RNY power program to help businesses and other enterprises lower their operating costs and spur economic development. The program offers up to seven-year contracts for lower-cost power.

WHAT:                                   Recognition of Byrne Dairy and all Central New York recipients of RNY power


WHEN:                                   Wednesday, Sept. 18


TIME:                                     1 p.m.


WHERE:                                 Ultra Dairy Production Plant, affiliate of Byrne Dairy 6750 West Benedict

                                                 Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057


DIRECTIONS:                        Take I-481 to exit 5W Kirkville Road, take first right onto Fly Road, then take

                                                 a right onto Benedict Road (Approx. 1/2 mile).


NYPA CONTACT:                 Julieanne Sullivan

                                                 914-390-8121, cell 914-393-3167


CONTACT:                             Kate Byrne                                                                             

                                                315-475-2121 ext. 2213

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 has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.

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