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Photo and Caption: Energize Your Festivities at the New York Power Authority's Annual Holiday Events; Tips on Energy Efficient Holiday Lights Plus Music, Crafts and More

NYPA Contact:
Teresa Martinez
(716) 286-6652
teresa.martinez@nypa.gov

November 25, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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An official stop on the “Holiday Lights of Niagara Trail,” the New York Power Authority’s annual admission-free Festival of Trees, which runs from Dec.1 through Jan. 4, features a dazzling display of Christmas trees, adorned with energy efficient lights and decorated for the season by local non-profit groups arranged in grand style along the Power Vista’s glass walkway.

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Capture a holiday moment like this one at the New York Power Authority’s annual admission-free Deck the Halls event, on Sat. Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to photos with Santa, enjoy music, crafts, refreshments and an informational exhibit on energy efficient lights, and tips on celebrating a green season.

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■ The New York Power Authority 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 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 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 and follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.