Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
                                                     Registration No. 333-116286

                                                               November 13, 2006

                    Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation
                           Medium-Term Notes, Series E
                     27,000,000 5.764% due November 17, 2031

                                   Term Sheet

Issuer:                    Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Market Type:               Sr. Unsecured MTN

Ratings:                   A2/A/A  (stable/stable/stable)

Principal Amount:          $27,000,000

Trade Date:                November 13, 2006

Settlement Date:           November 17, 2006 (T+4)

Final Maturity:            November 17, 2031

Interest Payment Dates:    March 1 and September 1, and at maturity

1st Coupon Payment Date:   March 1, 2007

Coupon:                    5.764%

US Treasury Benchmark:     UST 4.50% due Feb-2036

US Treasury Yield:         4.714%

Business day convention:   30/360

Re-offer Price:            100.00%

Redemption:                100.00 %

Denomination:              $1,000 x $1,000

Joint Bookrunners:         Citigroup Global Markets Inc.              $9,000,000

                           J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.                $9,000,000

                           KeyBanc Capital Markets,                   $9,000,000
                           a division of McDonald Investments Inc.

CUSIP:                     15361GAP0

The security ratings above are not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold the
securities hereby. The ratings may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any
time by Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. Each
of the security ratings above should be evaluated independently of any other
security rating.

The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the
SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you
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the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer
and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the
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dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if
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Inc., 1-212-834-4533 at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and 1-866-227-6479 at
KeyBanc Capital Markets.