News Advisory and Photo
Opportunity: New York Power Authority & New York State Parks
Display the Plug-in Hybrid-Electric Sprinter Van Concept Vehicle at
Niagara Falls State Park
September 18, 2006
NYPA and New York State Parks have teamed up to
display the Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) DaimlerChrysler Sprinter
Van concept vehicle on Tuesday, September 19 at Americaís oldest
state park, Niagara Falls State Park.
Five pre-production vehicles will be used in
different applications around New York State in 2008.
The PHEV Sprinter Van concept vehicle has a zero
emission, all-electric range of 20 miles making it ideal for use in
urban areas and or parks. Plug-n hybrids can operate in all-electric
mode or hybrid mode.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently
selected Niagara Falls State Parkís Green Park initiative for its
Clean Air Excellence Award in the Transportation Efficiency
EVENT: Display of the PHEV Hybrid-Electric Sprinter Van
WHEN: 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2006
WHERE: Prospect Point, Niagara Falls State Park
Brian Warner, NYPA, 914-390-8183,
Allen James, NYS Parks, 716-278-1764
■ 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 nationís
largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities
in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of