Commercial/Industrial Account Application

The application below is used when applying for a Central Hudson account for your business. If you are a business representative or contractor seeking to submit a request for new or upgraded electric or natural gas service, please visit our New Service Requests page.

Since different eligibility requirements and rates exist for various service classifications, the information you provide below will assist Central Hudson in assigning your account the appropriate service classification and rate. Please complete the form accurately and as completely as possible. A copy of our tariff, which describes each service classification in detail, is available here on the NYS Public Service Commission website.

Representatives are available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding service classification. Submit questions and any additional paperwork needed that was not attached when submitting the form below to  

Downloadable PDF version of this application  (En Espanol)

Business Customer Rights & Responsibilities  

Section 1: Account Details

Is There a Different Mailing Address?
Does this business have or has it had service from Central Hudson or another gas or electric utility company?

Section 2: Authorized Signers

Signer 1:

Signer 2:

Section 3: Connected Load Details

Single-Phase Electric:

Three-Phase Electric:

Gas Connected Load:

Section 4: Nonprofit Status

Public Service Law Section 76 permits any corporation or association organized and conducted in good faith for religious purposes, certain community residences and veterans' organizations to receive service at rates no greater than the rates charged to residential customers. If you meet one of the following criteria, please check the applicable box:

Section 5: Sign and Submit