Central Hudson Gas and Electric

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About Central Hudson Gas and Electric

Central Hudson Gas and Electric is an investor owned company. The largest county served by Central Hudson Gas and Electric is Orange County, but the company also provides electricity in 8 counties in New York. Presently, 251,032 customers are provided electricity by the company. These customers are a mix of 215,608 residential accounts, 34,810 commercial customer accounts and 614 industrial customers. The average residential electricity price for Central Hudson Gas and Electric is about 14.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.04% less than the average state rate of 17.04 cents and 11.27% higher than the nationwide average of 13.47. They had sales of 2,584,095 megawatt hours in 2020 sold to end users. During the same timeframe, Central Hudson Gas and Electric produced 68,509 megawatt hours and obtained 2,786,955 megawatt hours through the wholesale electricity market. In 2020, the provider earned 75.53% of their revenue from retail electricity sales and 0.27% from sales to wholesale customers.

Customers of the provider pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $105.53. This is 2.49% below the New York average of $108.5. The supplier produces 99.45% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, which is 68,000 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel types. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities associated with the electricity supplier generate 68,000 megawatt hours, ranking the provider as the 107th largest generator of hydroelectric power in the United States out of 3510 companies. Consumers of the company deal with 1.29 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 183.6 minutes.

Central Hudson Gas and Electric Net Metering

Central Hudson Gas and Electric gives their customers the ability to take advantage of net metering options. Net metering allows residents to sell megawatt hours back to their company, which makes the installation of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

All companies who transmit electricity suffer from some energy loss via heat depletion or other factors. Central Hudson Gas and Electric is no different, as they average an annual loss of roughly 7.11% of the total electricity they generate. This percentage of loss results in them being given a rank of 1288th best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the nation and 32nd best out of 62 in the state.

Central Hudson Gas and Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Central Hudson Gas and Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.179/kWh$0.128/kWh $128.83/mo.$74.29/mo.
2539th 14.99¢ Central Hudson Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1314th $105.53 Average monthly electricity bill for Central Hudson Gas and Electric's residential customers

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Central Hudson Gas and Electric Overview

  • Company Type: Investor Owned
  • Parent Company: Fortis
  • Headquarters: 284 South Avenue
    Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
    United States of America
  • CEO: Charles Freni

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Central Hudson Gas and Electric Plans

Central Hudson Gas and Electric offers a total of 8 plans for electricity. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Central Hudson Gas and Electric Plans

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

All Central Hudson Gas and Electric Plans

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 16.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 24

Residential

  • Rate 15.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Jun 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

Quick Facts About Central Hudson Gas and Electric

Central Hudson Gas and Electric's electricity facilities generate 288 megawatt hours using natural gas.

Central Hudson Gas and Electric is the 206th largest electricity company out of 3510 electricity companies in the United States based on total megawatt hours sold.

As the 383rd highest producer of electricity in the country, Central Hudson Gas and Electric produces 68,373 megawatt hours of electricity.

Central Hudson Gas and Electric is the 38th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the state.

Energy Loss

Central Hudson Gas and Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-7.11%

Total Energy Loss

202,949 MWh

1288  National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Central Hudson Gas and Electric's Power Outages

183.6  min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.29  outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Central Hudson Gas and Electric Energy Makeup

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Central Hudson Gas and Electric State Coverage

State Customers Sales ($) State Rank Based On Revenue % of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New York 251,032 465,100,000 7 100%

Central Hudson Gas and Electric County Coverage

County Population Providers Avg. County Rate (¢) Avg. Electric Bill
Albany County 314,848 8 17.33 $116.52/mo
Columbia County 61,570 8 15.99 $109.78/mo
Dutchess County 295,911 7 19.02 $129.55/mo
Greene County 47,931 7 19.05 $129.66/mo
Orange County 401,310 7 20.51 $140.72/mo
Putnam County 97,668 7 16.08 $111.50/mo
Sullivan County 78,624 8 16.43 $114.28/mo
Ulster County 181,851 7 19.26 $130.94/mo

Power Plants Owned by Central Hudson Gas and Electric

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions/MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Ulster County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 49,608
Ulster County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 14,580
High Falls CDP NY Conventional Hydroelectric 3,812
Coxsackie NY Natural Gas 288 303,980.74 1,055.49
Cairo CDP NY Kerosene 85 145,211.2 1,708.37

Central Hudson Gas and Electric Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
99.45%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.42%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.12%

Cities Central Hudson Gas and Electric Has Coverage

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Central Hudson Gas and Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Central Hudson Gas and Electric customers each month?

Customers of Central Hudson Gas and Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $105.53.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Central Hudson Gas and Electric customers?

Customers of Central Hudson Gas and Electric, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.99 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Central Hudson Gas and Electric?

The CEO of Central Hudson Gas and Electric is Charles Freni.

Does Central Hudson Gas and Electric have a parent company?

Central Hudson Gas and Electric is a subsidiary of Fortis.

What percentage of Central Hudson Gas and Electric's electricity is generated using renewable fuel sources?

Electric generation facilities owned by or associated with Central Hudson Gas and Electric produce 99.45% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What cities does Central Hudson Gas and Electric sell electricity to?

Central Hudson Gas and Electric supplies in 80 cities.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Central Hudson Gas and Electric?

There are 5 power plants associated with or owned by Central Hudson Gas and Electric.

When will Central Hudson Gas and Electric power be restored?

Central Hudson Gas and Electric's outages last, on average, about 183.6 minutes per outage.

What percentage of Central Hudson Gas and Electric's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Central Hudson Gas and Electric generate 0.55% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for Central Hudson Gas and Electric?

You can reach Central Hudson Gas and Electric by phone via (845) 452-2700.

How many counties does Central Hudson Gas and Electric offer service in?

Central Hudson Gas and Electric offers service in 8 counties.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-01