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Photo and Caption: New York Power Authority Celebrates the Season with a Holiday Party (Dec. 14) and the Festival of Trees (Dec. 1 through Jan. 3)

NYPA Contact:
Samantha Clark
(800) 724-0309
samantha.clark@nypa.gov

November 25, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Capture a holiday moment at the New York Power Authority’s annual holiday event on Sat. Dec. 14, at NYPA’s admission-free Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, featuring free photos with Santa from noon to 2 p.m., wagon rides with Santa and a holiday ornament for every child in attendance. From Dec, 1 through Jan. 3, the visitors center will also feature a festival of holiday trees, decorated for the season by local schools and community organizations.

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About NYPA:

■ 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.