New York Power Authority Helps
Spread Holiday Cheer to Astoria Community
December 4, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ASTORIA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is a
supporter of the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) holiday
gathering on Sunday, Dec. 10.
The annual event, to begin at noon at the La
Guardia Marriott Hotel, gives Astoria’s community leaders and
residents a chance to come together and enjoy holiday festivities as
a communal family.
“NYPA has always been counted on to rally to the
assistance of community events whenever possible and we look forward
to continuing our support,” said Joseph Leary, NYPA’s director of
public and governmental affairs for Southeastern New York.
■ 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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