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High Schoolers Benefit From Green Careers Internship Program

Contact:
Paul DeMichele
(914) 390-8186
paul.demichele@nypa.gov


November 30, 2012

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Students from Bayside High School in Queens toured the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) White Plains administrative office in October, kicking off their ‘Green Careers’ internship with Solar One, a New York City not-for-profit school outreach organization. The students are currently working closely with NYPA engineers as they implement a variety of energy efficiency upgrades in public schools and other sites throughout New York City. From left, standing near one of the three solar arrays on the roof of the White Plains building, Paul Parthemore and Dan Esposito, assistant conservation engineers at NYPA, and the four interns, Janet Cortes, Javier Chablal, Joyce Shin, Sun Eui Kim.

Photo Credit:  (NYPA) 



About NYPA:

■The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov



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