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NYPA Celebrates Two Million Visitors to the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

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Steve Ramsey
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December 12, 2012

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The New York Power Authority’s admission-free Blenheim Gilboa Visitors Center marked a milestone of welcoming two million visitors. At its ‘Photos with Santa’ event Saturday, Dec. 8, guests held up numbers to symbolically represent the two million visitors who have passed through the facility’s doors since it first opened in Schoharie County in 1974.

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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