CH Energy Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a parent corporation of three principal, wholly owned subsidiaries, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson), Central Hudson Electric Transmission LLC (CHET) and Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation (CHEC). CH Energy Group's operating segment is the regulated electric utility business and regulated natural gas utility business of Central Hudson. Other activities of CH Energy Group, which do not constitute a business segment, include CHEC�s renewable energy investments and the holding company�s activities, which are reported under Other Businesses and Investments. Central Hudson is a regulated electric and natural gas subsidiary. Central Hudson purchases, sells at wholesale and retail, and distributes electricity and natural gas at retail in portions of New York State, to approximately 300,000 and 77,000 electric and natural gas customers, respectively.