Energy Seminar on Nov 9 at NYPA’s
Hawkins Point Visitors Center Offers Energy Solutions for Small
Businesses, Institutions & Municipalities
Community Energy Services, Inc.,
Jill Chamberlain (NYPA)
315-764-0226, Ext. 300
800-262-NYPA, within NY State
October 24, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—Does deregulation affect your energy bill?
How to choose a new energy supplier, known as ESCOs, from the long
list of competing companies? Can forming a group for bulk purchases
of electricity and gas save money? How can you take advantage of
the new state and federal tax credits? What’s the newest in
lighting, heating and cooling technologies?
These and other questions will be answered at the
Energy Solutions Seminar to be held Thursday, November 9, at the New
York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Hawkins Point Visitors’ Center here.
The seminar will run from 8:45 am to 3 pm is free—with lunch
included. Pre-registration is required by calling 315-379-9466.
The Energy Solutions Seminar was initiated by the
St Lawrence County (SLC) Chamber of Commerce Energy Task Force. Its
focus is to answer the questions many businesspeople and municipal
officials have about energy issues, especially deregulation,
choosing an ESCO and how to take advantage of the new tax credits.
The Energy Solutions Seminar is being organized by
Community Energy Services (CES) with sponsorship of NYSERDA/North
Country Energy $mart Communities, the SLC Chamber of Commerce and
Speakers will include Rick Turner, regional
director, Northern New York, NYPA; Alice Miller and Lea Ann
Rosenthal of the New York State Department of Public Service; Keith
Pitman of Empire State Wind Energy; Charles Goulding of Energy Tax
Savers; Kenneth Latal of ICF International, and Scott Shipley and
Ann Heidenreich of Community Energy Services.
■ 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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