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News Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Power Authority Hybrid Vehicle at Howe Caverns Earth Day

April 19, 2006                                                              

The New York Power Authority will team up with several local organizations to celebrate Earth Day at Howe Caverns. The Power Authority will display the popular Toyota Prius – a hybrid vehicle that combines a gas engine with an emissions-free electric motor to achieve amazing fuel economy.

DATE:                       Saturday, April 22, 2006

TIME:                        9:00 am - 6:00 pm

LOCATION:               Howe Caverns
                                255 Discovery Drive
                                Howes Cave, NY 12092 

FOR MORE INFO:     On the Howe Caverns Earth Day event, visit www.howecaverns.com or call 518 296-8900.
                                On the New York Power Authority, visit www.nypa.gov or call 800 724-0309.

  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 plants in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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