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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 2017 
Electric  (rounded)
300,000
Natural Gas  (rounded)
80,000

 

2017 Electric Sales
Central Hudson owns substations having an aggregate transformer capacity of 5.3 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
7,697
Deliveries - Millions of kwh  
     - All Customers
4,891
     - Residential
1,980
     - Commercial
1,906
     - Industrial
933
Peak Demand (July 20, 2017)
1,034 MW

 

2017 Natural Gas Firm Sales
Central Hudson’s natural gas system consists of 165 miles of transmission pipelines and 1,287 miles of distribution pipelines, as well as customer service lines and meters. For the year ended December 31, 2017, the total amount of natural gas delivered by Central Hudson was 10,4123,298 Mcf.
   
Average annual Mcf - Residential
74.2
% heating saturation
89.4
Deliveries - Thousands of Mcf
     - All customers
17,985
     - Residential
5,147
     - Commercial
7,073
     - Industrial
4,211
Maximum daily sendout (Dec. 31, 2017)
132,396 McF

2017 Electric and Gas Revenues
Electric
$528,277,000
Natural Gas
$143,192,000
     Total - Own Territory
$671,469,000

Employees
Total
1,044

2017 Research and Development Costs
$3,600,000
 
   

2017 Environmental Expenditures
$5,400,000
   

Tax Expenses 2017
Local Taxes
$50,147,962
Federal/State Income Taxes
$31,609,725
Payroll Taxes
$5,324,252
Other Taxes
$10,232,919
     Total
$97,314,858