Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
   Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 2, 2007

                              CH Energy Group, Inc.
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

            New York                 0-30512                   14-1804460
(State or other jurisdiction of    (Commission                (IRS Employer
incorporation or organization)     File Number)            Identification No.)

284 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York                       12601-4879
(Address of principal executive offices)                       (Zip code)

               (Registrant's telephone number including area code)

                                 Not applicable
         (Former name and former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
            Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of
            Certain Officers

Effective January 2, 2007, Arthur R. Upright retired as a Senior Vice President
from each of CH Energy Group, Inc. ("Energy Group") and Energy Group's wholly
owned, direct subsidiary Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation after 45
years of service.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                              CH ENERGY GROUP, INC.

Date: January 2, 2007         By: /s/ Donna S. Doyle
                                  Donna S. Doyle
                                  Vice President - Accounting & Controller