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
The CHPE is the type of large-scale shovel-ready infrastructure project that our region, and all of New York, needs more of, especially as we strive recover from the pandemic and grow our economy.
Project backers have also estimated CHPE will create 1,400 high-paying construction jobs that will provide billions in local and state revenues and help decrease wholesale electricity prices with a forecast reduction of $17 billion for consumers across 30 years. A recent agreement was also announced by the sponsors that would provide frontline communities with $40 million in workforce development and job training funding to help our residents acquire skills to be part of New York’s green energy transition.
Transmission Developers Inc. Chief Executive Officer Donald Jessome along with Gary Sutherland from TDI partners Hydro Quebec, will be participating in a Citizens Campaign for the Environment and New York League of Conservation Voters webinar on “Bringing Hydropower to New York.” on July 14, 2021.