New York Power Authority In The
April 6, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHITE PLAINS—The New York Power Authority (NYPA)
has a program, “New York Power Authority In The Classroom.” This
program consists of several energy and electricity-related
presentations, available at no cost, geared to students in grades
4-8 in the five boroughs of New York City and on Long Island.
The program is designed to supplement the school’s science
curriculum by providing a practical look at energy and the important
role it plays in our lives. Each presentation is made by a NYPA
The “New York Power Authority In The Classroom” offers the
Energy Conservation: “Electricity in the Home” is a video
presentation followed by a guided discussion about ways to conserve
energy especially in the home and classroom.
Alternative Fuels: “Hydro Principles” is a video presentation and
guided discussion comparing nonrenewable energy sources (oil, coal,
natural gas) to renewable forms of energy (water, solar, wind,
Electrical Safety in the Home: “Shocking Truth” is a video
presentation followed by a guided discussion about using electricity
safely and wisely.
Hybrid Car Demonstration: This outdoor presentation is performed on
school grounds during the warm weather months. A hybrid car will be
brought to the school and will be on display for students to view. A
discussion follows about the benefits hybrid vehicles provide.
(Available late spring and early fall only.)
Please contact Evelyn Evans, Specialist, Public & Governmental
Affairs, SENY, for more information or to schedule a presentation at
your school: 914- 390-8167.
■ 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
plants in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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