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
New state regulations and mandates are meant to improve air and water quality for vulnerable communities. Hydroelectric power transferred down Champlain Hudson Power Express will provide relief to communities that have been historically impacted by fossil fuels.
A 1,000 MW transmission line to be built by Champlain Hudson Power Express, Inc. will have its approximately 330-mile route slightly altered under new plans approved by the New York State Public Service Commission last week.
LIUNA is committed to building the infrastructure and clean energy generation the state needs to power our new green-energy economy. We support new wind and solar farms, we support the state’s offshore wind, and we support connecting existing clean hydropower to needed markets. We support the completion of the Champlain Hudson Power Express.