New York Power Authority Will Play Host to Energy
December 30, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The admission-free visitors center
at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project will play host to an energy conservation
presentation on Saturday, Jan. 5, beginning at 11 a.m.
The presentation, to be conducted by
representatives from the Capital/Saratoga Energy $mart Communities,
will provide lessons on low and no-cost methods to save energy and
reduce bills. Participants will learn about programs offering
subsidies, low-interest loans or free energy efficiency services to
The visitors center, housed in a refurbished
19th-century dairy barn, features displays and interactive exhibits
for children and adults on such subjects as electricity production,
operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project and energy efficiency.
For more information, contact 1-800-724-0309 or
visit NYPA on the Web at
www.nypa.gov. The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17
miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■ 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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