NYPA Approves 13 New Power for Jobs Allocations;
Lower-Cost Electricity to Help Create Over 270 New Jobs - Audio
The New York Power Authority Trustees Thursday approved
new allocations under the latest phase of Governor George E. Pataki’s Power
for Jobs program, with 13 businesses and not-for-profit organizations
promising to create 272 new jobs in return for the discount-priced
The latest allocations stemmed from legislation last year setting
aside additional amounts of economical power for reallocations to existing
Power for Jobs customers and new allocations to other qualified recipients.
The Governor’s program has helped to protect
or create more than 300,000 jobs across the state since it was first
launched in late 1997.
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the following three audio cuts:
Audio Excerpts from NYPA Chairman Louis P. Ciminelli
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(:15) Re- Impact of Power for Jobs
Incue- The economical…Outcue-
(:16) Re- Latest Allocations
Incue- More than…Outcue- the power.
(:16) Re- Total Number of Jobs Linked to Power for Jobs
In addition to the 13 new customers, the NYPA
board approved reallocations for 10 businesses and nonprofits whose Power
for Jobs allocations were expiring
For more information, see
March 20 News Release, or call…914-390-8181.