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New York Power Authority Offers Speakers Bureau Programs

Stephen Ramsey

April 5, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—The Speakers Bureau at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project can assist in making today’s complex energy issues easy for everyone to understand. The Bureau is a free service designed to help explain energy issues in presentations to community organizations and schools.

Speakers Bureau members provide talks, slide shows, videos and demonstrations covering a wide range of energy-related topics.

The presentations include:

  • - The New York Power Authority: Our Mission

  • - The Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project: On Call to Help You

  • - Home Energy Conservation

  • - Demonstration of NYPA’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

  • - The Basics of Electricity (Grades 3-6)

  • - The Shocking Truth: Electrical Safety for Students (Grades 4-8)

  • - Careers in the Electric Utility Industry

For more information or to arrange for a speaker, please call 1-800-724-0309 or visit on the web at  

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.

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