Photo and Caption: Earth Day Sculptures Sought for Exhibit at N.Y. Power Authority's Power Vista
March 18, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Photo Credit: NYPA
Get your creative juices flowing and submit a sculpture made from recyclable materials to the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) “Every Day is Earth Day” Sculpture Contest. All ages are encouraged to participate. Sculptures will go on display in Power Vista, the admissions-free visitors center for NYPA’s Niagara Power Project, starting April 7 until April 26. All entries will be judged at NYPA’s “Every Day is Earth Day” event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 26, with prizes awarded in various categories. Participation forms may be obtained on-line at http://www.nypa.gov/sculpturecontest/default.aspx
or by calling 716-286-6652.
Photo Credit: 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 has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020.■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit www.nypa.gov or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.