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NYSEG and RG&E Employees Gather and Distribute Gifts of Warmth for Those in Need

Rochester, NY – Building on a long tradition of giving, NYSEG and RG&E employees have completed the third annual Week of Warmth project. For the past several weeks, employees have gathered more than 3,500 winter hats, scarves or pairs of mittens/gloves that have been provided to more than 20 community agencies and schools across the companies’ service areas for those in need.

“This is the third year for this endeavor and our employees have again taken the initiative to let some of the less fortunate in our communities know that we are thinking of them,” said Mark S. Lynch, president and CEO of NYSEG and RG&E. “The results of this effort speak for themselves, and our employees deserve congratulations for their enthusiastic response.”

Volunteer project coordinators across the state used contests and raffles to raise awareness of the effort and encourage employees to participate.

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About NYSEG, RG&E and Iberdrola USA: NYSEG and RG&E are subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA. NYSEG serves 881,000 electricity customers and 263,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. RG&E serves 371,000 electricity customers and 307,000 natural gas customers in a nine-county region centered on the City of Rochester. Iberdrola USA is the U.S. subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, S.A. The Iberdrola USA companies employ about 5,000 people with operations in 24 states from New England to the West Coast, providing electricity generation, transmission and distribution, natural gas storage and distribution, and energy services. We are a team of dedicated individuals working as one to deliver value to our customers, employees and shareholders. By providing outstanding customer service and exceptional reliability, while holding safety and the environment in high regard, we aspire to be a world-class energy company. For more information, visit www.nyseg.com, www.rge.com and www.iberdrolausa.com.

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