Wellsville Woman Wins Statewide Contest

From the 1490NewsBlog

ALBANY, NY — The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced June 29 that Joe Chille of Lancaster and Margaret Van Etten of Wellsville are winners of a statewide contest to show how to save a lot of energy by switching light bulbs.

The Shining Example contest, which invited New Yorkers to submit videos and essays describing how they cut their energy use by switching to ENERGY STAR® qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), is part of a campaign to save more than one million megawatt hours of electricity – enough electricity to power more than 165,000 homes for a year – by installing 16.9 million light bulbs.

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