Former New York Senator Al D'Amato's Park Strategies has signed on to represent Hydro-Quebec.
The New York City-based firm is to build support for the Champlain Hudson Power Express project, which involves construction of a 340-mile underground and underwater transmission line to carry hydropower from the US-Canada border to NYC.
It works for the Government of Quebec-owned power company as a subcontractor to Forbes Tate Partners.
The job is to secure grassroots/grasstops support for CHPE via earned and social media messaging.
D'Amato's firm will pen op-eds, brief reporters, organize virtual editorial board meetings and press roundtables and amplify research supporting H-Q on social media.
The contract began October 13 and runs through January.
Park Strategies received a $10K retainer for October and is in line for a $17,500 retainer from November through January.
Managing directors Ryan Moses and William McGahay handle H-Q.