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News Advisory:  October 12 (Thursday) Event at Lake Placid Olympic Center to Spotlight Energy Efficiency Plans for World-Class Ski Facilities

October 11, 2006

Top officials from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will announce plans Thursday, October 12, for the latest energy-efficiency upgrades for the world-class ski facilities at Whiteface and Gore Mountains. NYPA Chairman Frank S. McCullough, Jr., and President and CEO Timothy S. Carey will join ORDA President and CEO Ted Blazer in Lake Placid to discuss the energy-saving measures at the 2 o’clock event.

EVENT:             News Conference on Latest Energy Efficiency Project for Olympic Facilities

WHEN:              2 p.m., Thursday, October 12

PLACE:             Hall of Fame Room of the Lake Placid Olympic Center
                        (Members of the press should park on Main Street near the Olympic Center or behind the arena off
                        Cummins Road. Please use the Box Office entrance and proceed left through three sets of doors. Look
                        for the Hall of Fame Room on the right.)

CONTACT:        Michael Saltzman, director, Media Relations, NYPA: (914) 390-8181
                        Sandy Caligiore, director, Communications, ORDA: (518) 523-1655, ext. 213

 About NYPA:

 ■    NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.


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