report on new york power authority

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NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY (NYPA) Krishna Chaitanya Nutukurthi #36727542 krishnac@buffalo.edu Abstract 1. Introduction New York Power Authority (NYPA) is the largest state owned Power Organization in United States of America. NYPA operates with 17 generating facilities more than 1400 circuit-miles of transmission lines which provide the lowest cost electricity in the New York state. This is a hydro electric power plant which uses water from the Niagara River for Power production. Since this NYPA operates on the Niagara River it is also termed Niagara Power Project. 2. History of NYPA The huge amount of water of the Niagara River gave a thought to the engineers to build a hydroelectric power plant across the river. But the United States and Canada both had to agree on how much additional could be diverted from the Niagara river above the Niagara falls for that purpose. Some people worried that such diversions would destroy the beauty of upper rapids and also of the falls itself. In 1950, the US and Canada signed a treaty
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