New York Power
Authority Announces Holiday Schedule at Visitors Center
December 14, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority’s
(NYPA) admission-free visitors center at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project will be open daily throughout the holiday
season from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan.
The center, housed in a refurbished 19th-century
dairy barn, features interactive exhibits on such subjects as
electricity production, operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project and
energy efficiency. Visitors can also enjoy the more than 15
evergreens decorated in a variety of holiday themes at the fifth
annual Festival of Trees, which continues at the visitors center
through Jan. 2 of next year.
After the holidays, the center will resume its
normal seven-day-a-week operation.
The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17
miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge. For
more information, call 1-800-724-0309 or visit NYPA on the Web at
■ 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.
Return to Press Center