Central Rivers Power Pledges $10,000 to Support McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Funds will enable Discovery Center to enhance interactive Earth and space science exhibits.

MANCHESTERNH , April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Central Rivers Power, owner and operator of eight New Hampshire-Hydropower plants have recently announced a commitment of $10,000 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Funding will be directed to these partners to support upgrades to the interactive earth and space science exhibits in the Center’s science galleries and to replace some of the heavily used seats in its planetarium theater.

“We are honored and delighted that Central Rivers Power has joined as a founding corporate member of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,” said the Discovery Center’s Executive Director. Jeanne Gerulskis. “To partner with a company dedicated to delivering reliable, low-carbon power to the national power grid is wonderful. We share with Central Rivers Power a desire to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers to lead in fields such as hydroelectricity and other renewable energies, which are so essential for our future.”

Dedicated to New Hampshire space pioneers Alan Shepard and Christa McAuliffethe McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a 45,000 square foot air and space museum with an all-digital domed planetarium (the largest in northern New England), two interactive floors of science, technology , engineering and math (STEM) exhibits, an observatory with professional telescopes, and a full range of live and virtual STEM outreach programs for learners of all ages.

“We are thrilled to support the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center as it continues its mission to bring STEM learning to the community,” said the General Manager of Central Rivers Power. Todd Wynn. “One of our commitments as a company is to use technology to create a sustainable and greener future. The Center’s devotion to educating us all about the wonders of our world – and beyond – fits perfectly with our concern for the preservation of this planet.”

About Central Rivers Power

Central Rivers Power owns and operates 45 hydroelectric generating stations with a combined installed capacity of 340 megawatts across United States including eight hydroelectric power stations located in New Hampshire, which deliver reliable, carbon-free power to the local power grid supporting the communities in which they operate. In total, Central Rivers Power generates approximately 1.25 million megawatt hours of clean energy annually, offsetting greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to emissions from more than 190,000 passenger vehicles. Central Rivers Power is a subsidiary of Hull Street Energy. For more information, visit www.centralriverspower.com.

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