The Champlain Hudson Power Express® (CHPE) is an innovative renewable power transmission project that is ready to deliver REAL. CLEAN. POWER. to New York. The project will play a key role in the state’s energy transformation, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, creating jobs and generating billions of dollars in new investment in New York’s economy while delivering low-cost renewable energy to New York state.
CHPE is the most powerful project you’ll never see, and it is ready to provide clean energy with the resiliency and environmental safety that New York and the rest of the nation demand.
Buried line to minimize environmental and social impacts while maximizing resiliency in the face of extreme weather events
From the beginning of construction through the first 30 years of operation, CHPE will deliver $28.6 billion in economic benefits to New York state, including $1.7 billion in tax revenue for local municipalities
Today, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary David Turk, Premier of Québec Francois Legault, officials from Transmission Developers and Hydro-Québec, local stakeholders, elected officials and community members gathered at the Astoria Generating Station in Queens, New York to celebrate the start of work on the future Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) converter station, the first grid scale conversion of a former fossil fuel site to a clean energy facility in New York City.
As part of the CHPE Project, Caldwell Marine International (CMI) will be installing articulated concrete mattresses for protection of existing lakebed assets. Mattresses will be placed onto the lakebed using divers.