NY electricity blackout

Contest Info

  • Started: 7/24/2006 06:00
  • Ended: 7/26/2006 06:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 25
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $20
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $12
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $8
NY electricity blackout
Contest Directions: Photoshop on of the following:
1) Ways New York City may cope with the power outage - life style without electricity
2) Alternative / creative means of generating light, heat, electricity in New York City

Contest Info

    • Started: 7/24/2006 06:00
    • Ended: 7/26/2006 06:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 25
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $20
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $12
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $8
25 pictures
  • Candle on the Empire State Building

    Candle on the Empire State Building
  • Magnifying Glass Over New York City

    Magnifying Glass Over New York City
  • Albert Einstein Electricity

    Albert Einstein Electricity
  • Solar Atlas Statue

    Solar Atlas Statue
  • Creating Electicity with Potatoes

    Creating Electicity with Potatoes
  • Statue of Liberty Replaced by a Lantern

    Statue of Liberty Replaced by a Lantern
  • Bethesda Fountain Giving Light

    Bethesda Fountain Giving Light
  • Night Power for NY From Johnny Storm

    Night Power for NY From Johnny Storm
  • Statue of Liberty Holding a Torch

    Statue of Liberty Holding a Torch
  • Energizer Bunny Power For New York

    Energizer Bunny Power For New York
25 image entries
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Governor George Pataki has been called upon to declare a section of Queens in New York City a disaster area. Tens of thousands of residents have suffered through yet another day without electricity. Approximately 12,000 households in the area, with about 48,000 people living in the section of the city, have been without electricity for seven days. The power went out after a heat wave last week. The repairs that have been attempted were washed out thanks to a series of thunderstorms that have hit the area. The blackout actually is ten times larger than initially was reported by Consolidated Edison, the New York City electricity provider. A state lawmaker has called for a criminal investigation. Queens residents have been without lights, airconditioning and the like. The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, reports that power was restored to 13,000 of the 25,000 customers who had lost power. The Mayor was not certain when the remaining customers would have their power restored. The Mayor also noted that he still did not know why Queens was without power while other parts of the city continued to have electrical service.