Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
                                                     Registration No. 333-138510

                                                              September 14, 2007

                    Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation

                           Medium-Term Notes, Series F

                    $33,000,000 6.028% due September 1, 2017

                                   Term Sheet

Issuer:                    Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation

Market Type:               Senior Unsecured MTN

Ratings:                   A2/A/A

Principal Amount:          $33,000,000

Trade Date:                September 14, 2007

Settlement Date:           September 19, 2007

Final Maturity:            September 1, 2017

Interest Payment Dates:    May 1 and November 1, and at maturity

1st Coupon Payment Date:   May 1, 2008

Coupon:                    6.028%

US Treasury Benchmark:     UST 4.75% due August 15, 2017

US Treasury Yield:         4.478%

Business day convention:   30/360

Re-offer Price:            100%

Redemption:                100%

Denomination:              $1,000 x $1,000

Joint Bookrunners:    Banc of America Securities LLC            $11,000,000
                      J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.               $11,000,000
                      KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.              $11,000,000

CUSIP: 15361G AR6

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, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and Fitch
Ratings. Each of the security ratings above should be evaluated independently of
any other security rating.

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SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you
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LLC, 1- 212-834-4533 at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and 1-866-227-6479 at
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.