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Saturday, February 12, 2011

The Niagara Power Project's 50 year birthday

Last Thursday marked the Niagara Power Project's 50th year of generating steady, carbon-free hydroelectric energy for New York State. The project, which went online in 1961, marks the largest construction project in the areas history. After numerous upgrades, the hydroelectric facility is capable of diverting 365,000 gallons of water per second, generating 2.4 million kW of energy.

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