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Time Warner Cable to Screen NYPA History Video

Contact:
Jill Chamberlain
315-764-0226, ext. 300
jill.chamberlain@nypa.gov

September 21, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—Special showings of a video depicting the history of the New York Power Authority (NYPA) will be available on Time Warner Cable’s cable access channel 30 in the Massena area at various times beginning Friday September 22.

The video, produced to mark the Power Authority’s 75th anniversary this year and titled “Bold Dream…Shining Legacy,” includes extensive coverage of events leading to the Power Authority’s founding in 1931 and to construction of its first electric generating facility, on the St. Lawrence River.  It then traces NYPA’s growth into the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility.

DATES & TIMES:       Friday September 22 at 1PM & 7PM

                                Sunday September 24 at1PM & 7PM

                                Wednesday September 27 at 1PM & 7PM

                                Friday September 29 at 1PM & 7PM                                   

CONTACT:               Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations Associate, NYPA, at (315)764-0226, ext. 300, or (800)262-NYPA, in New York State.

About NYPA:

 ■    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.