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CenterPoint Energy, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution, competitive natural gas sales and services, interstate pipelines and field services operations.

Electric Transmission and Distribution Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2012

Metered Delivery Customers   2.2 million
Average Metered Customers by Classification  
  Residential 1,925,437 87.54% 
  Commercial 271,118 12.33% 
  Industrial 2,047 0.09% 
  Municipal / Public Utilities 773 0.04%
Megawatt Hours Delivered in 2012 78.6 million 
  Residential 27,314,778 34.75% 
  Commercial 23,798,580 30.29% 
  Industrial 27,312,717 34.75% 
  Municipal / Public Utilities 166,956 0.21% 
Transmission and Distribution     
  Overhead Distribution Lines   28,011 pole miles 
  Overhead Transmission Lines    3,173 circuit miles 
  Underground Distribution Lines    21,151 circuit miles 
  Underground Transmission Lines  26 circuit miles
  Substations    233
  Service Centers    14 

 

Natural Gas Distribution Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2012

 Number of customers  3,305,108 million
 Residential customers  3,058,695
 Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers  246,413
 Main and service lines  112,572 miles
 Total gas sold/delivered in 2012  383 billion cubic feet (Bcf)
 Gas delivered to residential customers  140 Bcf
 Gas delivered to C&I customers  243 Bcf

 

Interstate Pipelines Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2012

 Pipelines  8,200 miles 
 Storage Fields   6 
 Working Gas Capacity   59 billion cubic feet (Bcf)
 Gas Transported in 2012  1,367 billion cubic feet (Bcf)

Field Services Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2012

Gas Gathering Pipelines 4,600 miles 
Gas Gathered in 2012 896 billion cubic feet (Bcf)

 

CenterPoint Energy Services Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2012

 Company offices  20 states
 Customers served  More than 25,000
 Total throughput in 2012  562 billion cubic feet (Bcf)