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Time Warner Public Access to Screen NYPA History Video on September 26 and October 3 at 7 PM

Contact:
Connie M. Cullen
914-390-8196

connie.cullen@nypa.gov

September 25, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBANY—Special showings of a video depicting the history of the New York Power Authority (NYPA) will be available on Time Warner’s public access channel 18 in the Capital District viewing area including Saratoga County at 7 pm on Tuesdays, September 26 and October 3.  The only blackout locations are the City of Schenectady and parts of Bethlehem and Delmar.

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:       Tuesday, September 26 @ 7 pm

                                 Tuesday, October 3 @ 7 pm

                                   

 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.