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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity: NYPA Announces First Municipal Electric Systems in State to Participate in Energy Efficient Refrigerator Program

May 22, 2007

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy S. Carey will be joined by local officials at 1 pm on Wednesday (May 23) to announce participation in NYPA’s program to replace aging refrigerators with energy efficient models in public housing.  The news conference will be held at the Ivy Terrace Room in Tupper Lake. 

A model refrigerator will be on view at the news conference.  In addition, this week, including Wednesday, refrigerators are scheduled to be delivered and installed in Tupper Lake public housing located adjacent to the news conference location.   

            EVENT:                       News Conference to announce participation by Tupper Lake, Lake Placid and Plattsburgh—
                                               as the first municipal electric systems—in NYPA’s refrigerator replacement program
             DATE:                         Wednesday, May 23
             TIME:                          1 p.m.
             PLACE:                       Ivy Terrace Room, 38 Boyer Ave., Tupper Lake
                                               (For directions, please call 518-359-9220 to reach Ivy Terrace Room)
             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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