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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity:  First Project Under NYPA’s Power to Schools Energy Program Completed in Albany with State Roll-Out of Program Announced

January 10, 2007

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy S. Carey, City of Albany Schools Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs Kathleen Wetmore and Carl T. Thurnau, P.E., Coordinator, Facilities Planning, New York State Department of Education, will announce completion of the first energy efficiency project under NYPA’s Power to Schools Energy Program at 11 am at City of Albany’s district school office in Academy Park.

The City of Albany School District is the first in New York State to complete a project under NYPA’s Power to Schools program.  A tour of the completed work will be given.

                     EVENT:           News Conference & Tour of first project completed under NYPA’s Power
                                            to Schools energy program

                     DATE:              Thursday, January 11

                     TIME:               11 am

                     PLACE:            Meet in Lobby of Administration Building
                                             Academy Park
                                             Between Elk St. and Washington Ave.
                                             Albany NY 12207  (Tel-518-475-6000)

                     CONTACT:        Connie M. Cullen, NYPA, 914-390-8196

 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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