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New York Power Authority Visitors Center Closes For Electrical Repairs

Lou Paonessa

January 6, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 

LEWISTON—The Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Niagara Power Project, will be closed for electrical repairs Monday, Jan. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 25.  It will re-open at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, and resume its normal seven-day-a-week operation.

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Power Vista includes a wide range of interactive exhibits on such subjects as electricity, energy efficiency and the history of power development on the Niagara Frontier.

For additional information, call 866-NYPA-FUN or 716-286-6661, or visit NYPA on the Web at

 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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