NYPA Receives AEE Award for Solar Power Systems in NYC

Denise Ellison
(914) 390-8168

July 3, 2013



The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) received the “2013 Renewable Project of the Year Award,' from the New York Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers at their annual dinner in New York City. Pictured from left,  Paul Belnick, vice president Energy Efficiency, NYPA; Trevor Smith, assistant conservation engineer, NYPA; Emily Dean, director energy planning and strategy, DCAS; Michael Rivera, associate conservation specialist, NYPA;  and Jeff Carey, lead conservation specialist, NYPA.

Photo Credit:  NYPA 

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 by 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, or follow @NYPAenergy on Twitter.

Return to Media Center