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Fast Facts

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

Electric Transmission and Distribution Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2013

Metered Delivery Customers 2,243,908
Average Metered Customers by Classification  
  Residential 1,965,002 87.5% 
  Commercial 276,101 12.3% 
  Industrial 2,033 0.1% 
  Municipal / Public Utilities 772 < 0.1%
Megawatt Hours Delivered in 2013 79,517,776
  Residential 27,279,007 34.3% 
  Commercial 24,136,285 30.4% 
  Industrial 27,935,132 35.1% 
  Municipal / Public Utilities 167,352 0.2% 
Transmission and Distribution     
  Overhead Distribution Lines   28,112 pole miles 
  Overhead Transmission Lines    3,703 circuit miles 
  Underground Distribution Lines    21,763 circuit miles 
  Underground Transmission Lines  26 circuit miles
  Substations    233
  Service Centers    14 

 

Natural Gas Distribution Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2013

 Number of customers  3,338,066 
 Residential customers  3,090,966
 Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers  247,100
 Main and service lines  118,188 miles
 Total gas sold/delivered in 2013  447 billion cubic feet (Bcf)
 Gas delivered to residential customers  182 Bcf
 Gas delivered to C&I customers  265 Bcf

 

CenterPoint Energy Services Fast Facts
Data as of December 31, 2013

 Company offices  20 states
 Customers served  more than 25,000
 Total throughput in 2013  645 billion cubic feet (Bcf)