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Wildlife Festival and Energy Expo Coming Soon

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
stephen.ramsey@nypa.gov

July 11, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority will host its 22nd annual Wildlife Festival on the grounds of the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This year’s festival will once again feature an Energy Expo, providing tips on how to conserve energy and lower utility bills.  Both the Wildlife Festival and Energy Expo are admission-free.

The Wildlife Festival will feature a variety of animals, wildlife presentations, live music, demonstrations, arts and crafts and more.

At the Energy Expo, visitors can learn how to reduce energy use from professionals and from vendors offering energy-efficient goods and services.  Information on low-cost financing to install energy-saving products in homes and businesses will also be available.

Vendors of energy-efficient products or services who are interested in exhibiting at either the Wildlife Festival or Energy Expo should contact Steve Ramsey at the New York Power Authority at 1-800-724-0309 or steve.ramsey@nypa.gov.

     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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