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New York Power Authority Sponsors Energy Reduction Meetings at Senior Citizen Centers

Ann Cianfrocco

September 17, 2007


MARCY–The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is set to sponsor informational meetings on energy reduction and savings at various senior centers throughout Oneida County. Foam outlets, switch gasket insulators, compact fluorescent light bulbs and booklets on saving energy at home will be given to all Senior citizens in attendance.

The first few dates of the program have already been established: September 19 at 10 a.m. at the Parkway Senior Center in Utica, September 25 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Day Center of East Utica, September 26 at 11 a.m. at North Utica Senior Center and October 3 at 11 a.m. at the New Hartford Dining and Activity Center.

NYPA has spent over 6.3 million dollars on energy efficient projects in over 27 different county and government buildings in the Oneida County area so far in 2007.

 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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