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Facts at a Glance

Central Hudson's Spackenkill substation in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

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Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson) is a regulated transmission and distribution utility serving approximately 302,000 electric customers and 80,000 natural gas customers in a defined service territory of New York State’s Mid-Hudson River Valley. Central Hudson delivers natural gas and electricity in a defined service territory that extends from the suburbs of metropolitan New York City north to the Capital District at Albany. (All figures reported below are as of 12/31/2016, unless otherwise indicated).

Average Customers in 2016 
Electric - Total
302,202
Electric - Residential
255,731
Natural Gas - Total Firm
79,971
Natural Gas - Residential
68,456

 

2016 Electric Sales
Central Hudson owns substations having an aggregate transformer capacity of 5.9 million kilovolt amps. Central Hudson’s electric transmission system consists of 600 pole miles of line. The electric distribution system consists of 7,200 pole miles of overhead lines and 1,600 trench miles of underground lines, as well as customer service lines and meters.
   
Average kwh usage - Residential
8,282
Deliveries - Millions of kwh  
     - All Customers
5,114
     - Residential
2,118
     - Commercial
1,918
     - Industrial
998
Peak Demand (Aug. 13, 2016)
1,088 MW

 

2016 Natural Gas Firm Sales
Central Hudson’s natural gas system consists of 165 miles of transmission pipelines and 1,275 miles of distribution pipelines, as well as customer service lines and meters. For the year ended December 31, 2016, the total amount of natural gas delivered by Central Hudson was 9,999,839 Mcf. -
   
Average annual Mcf - Residential
78.0
% heating saturation
89.2
Deliveries - Thousands of Mcf
     - All customers
18,867
     - Residential
5,348
     - Commercial
7,177
     - Industrial
4,735
Maximum daily sendout (Feb. 13, 2016)
136,709 McF

2016 Electric and Gas Revenues
Electric
$507,092,000
Natural Gas
$119,017,000
     Total - Own Territory
$626,109,000
Electric Sales to Other Utilities
$3,670,000
Gas Sales to Other Utilities
$9,868,000
     Total
$13,538,000
 
 
   

Employees
Classified
588
Supervisory and Professional
404
     Total
992
   

2016 Research and Development Costs
$2,700,000
 
   

2016 Environmental Expenditures
$18,800,000
   

Taxes paid in 2016
Local Taxes
$46,888,411
Federal/State Income Taxes
31,640,736
Payroll Taxes
5,090,554
Other Taxes
11,027,096
     Total
$94,646,797