Winter Break Programs Set For
NYPA Visitors Center
February 14, 2008
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 play host to a
series of programs for children and parents from Tuesday, Feb. 19,
through Thursday, Feb. 21.
The free programs, all
from 10:30 a.m. to approximately noon during the February break
week, will be presented by representatives from the Scotia-Glenville
Children’s Traveling Museum and will enable participants to display
their creative talents.
Tuesday, Feb. 19:
Wednesday, Feb. 20:
Thursday, Feb. 21:
The Power Authority
visitors center staff will present an energy education program each
day at 10 a.m.
visitors center will be open each day as usual from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. The center features a wide range of hands-on exhibits on such
subjects as Basics of Electricity, Uses of Electricity and the
operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa power project.
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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