See how we’re ready to power New York into the future.
Shovel ready with support that is very
The CHPE is permitted and will be operational in 2025
Construction starts in 2021
60+ year lifespan
Wide support from communities up and down the line, labor and environmental groups
Buried line ensures reliable power delivery in natural disasters
The energy is unquestionably
Will contribute 28% to achieving New York City’s Greenhouse Gas reduction target by 2030.
Carbon reduction equivalent to removing 44% of cars from NYC streets
24/7 firm supply of renewable energy
Buried transmission line greatly reduces environmental and community impacts
Quickly displaces fossil fuel generation with an equally firm power supply. Without this project, as much as 85-90% of the power produced will come from carbon-emitting sources.
for our future
100% renewable power sourced from existing renewable energy facilities
One of the largest infrastructure investments in NY history
More than 1,400 well-paying jobs across New York State with a commitment to utilizing union labor
$17.3 billion forecasted in savings to New York State ratepayers
A public hearing [for a tax incentive package for a $177 million] for held for the Champlain Hudson Power Express project that will run through Greene County drew no comments or opposition Wednesday. The package, which includes use, recording and mortgage tax exemptions and a Payment in Lieu of Taxes, as well as a community host fund for several county towns and villages, is expected to pass at the IDA’s Oct. 21 meeting, IDA Executive Director Rene Van Schaack said Wednesday
The CHPE project involves the construction of an underground and underwater transmission line spanning approximately 339 miles between the Canada-US border and New York City. It will allow an influx of 1250MW of hydropower and comes with a long list of economic benefits, including the $40 million Green Economy Fund, designed to support residents living in disadvantaged and frontline communities by providing them with new job training opportunities that will help them take advantage of New York’s transition to a green economy and the $117 million Environmental Trust Fund, which is focused on improving the health of Lake Champlain and the Hudson and Harlem Rivers.