Power Authority Staff Members to
Discuss Blenheim-Gilboa Work
May 7, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—Staff members from the New York
Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project will
discuss the project’s Life Extension and Modernization program at 7
p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the Mary Beatrice Cushing Library on
Bridge Street in the Village of Schoharie.
Lynn Hait, maintenance resource management
superintendent, and Steve Ramsey, community relations manager, will
present the program.
The Blenheim-Gilboa project, in service since 1973,
is undergoing a multiyear Life Extension and Modernization Program
that started in September 2006. The program, scheduled for
completion in 2010, will enable the project to operate at maximum
efficiency for many years to come.
For more information on the May 10 program, please
call 518 295-7127.
■ 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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