Featuring Siemens SGT6-5000F gas turbines and a Siemens SST-5000 steam turbine
Total Installed Capacity
Local and Regional Employment
23 full-time plant staff
900 union labor workers over 30-month construction period
In Operation Since
DGC Operations, LLC
The CPV Valley Energy Center generates enough reliable electricity on average to power more than 650,000 New York homes and offset carbon dioxide
emissions equivalent of taking more than 200,000 cars off the road each year. Through our use of Siemen's advanced power generation technology, CPV Valley provides safe, reliable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power for NY. CPV Valley pairs well with less reliable power
sources like wind and solar because it provides a backstop to maintain grid reliability when the wind or sun cuts out.
"Efficiency is ever-increasing through technological advances, however our usage of available energy continues to increase and we must be willing to upgrade our energy infrastructure to meet future demand. CPV's project is very timely as Indian Point's current license to operate is being considered for renewal. If not renewed New York could experience a major energy shortage and this project can help mitigate that."
James P. SmithPresident, Advanced Testing
"Over the past five years CPV Valley Energy has, through a concerted effort to keep the public informed with open meetings, newsletters and an informational website, developed an unprecedented level of public support for its clean, natural gas powered electric generating facility. Undoubtedly, this project will foster an economic impact that will resonate well beyond Orange County and the lower Hudson Valley. Its location, which backs up against a major interstate highway and fronts on a highly traveled state road, is within the Priority Growth Corridor."
Maureen HalahanPresident & CEO Orange County Partnership
"According to both the Orange County Comprehensive Plan and the Town of Wawayanda's own planning policy, the area selected for the project is designated for commercial development. The project is a good use of the land."
Nancy ProyectPresident, Orange County Citizens Foundation
"Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress is a regional planning and policy organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life by promoting a balance between economic development and environmental protection. To that point, we find the integration of a gas-fired facility to be a strong compromise in addressing and preserving those two goals. The people of this region, as always, require that their energy needs be met through thoughtful, environmentally conscious and economically prudent means and the CPV project meets those objectives."
Jonathan DrapkinPresident & CEO, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress
Safety above all else! On Saturday, October 23, 2021, beginning at 8:30am, the CPV Valley Energy Center plans to conduct a safety drill in coordination with the Orange County Office of Emergency Services. Emergency vehicles will arrive at our site, however, this is not a real emergency. Our training and preparation is how CPV maintains an above average safety record for our industry—43% better on Recordable Incident Rates.