CenterPoint EnergyElectric Transmission and Distribution
Biggest Energy Saver Campaign


Grid21 and CenterPoint Energy are happy to announce the following winners of the Biggest Energy Saver Reduce Your Use contest:


  • Grand Prize - $9,000 – Diane Arens of Houston
  • 1st Prize - $1,500 tankless water heater from Ace Hardware – Merry Carnes of Houston
  • 2nd Prize - $500 mini tablet computer – Martin Logsdon, Houston; David Dockter, Kingwood; Kathleen Wangler, Katy

Click on Smart Meters & Technology for energy-saving tips from the grand prize winner.

Arbor Day


Register now for your free trees


Studies have shown that the right trees planted in the right place can save up to 30 percent through summer shade and slowing cold winter winds.

From now through April 30, we will be offering 2,500 trees to our customers who agree to plant them in energy-saving locations, while supplies last.


After reserving online, customers can pick up their trees on Saturday, May 3.


Visit to learn more and register for your free trees! 

 Power & Streetlight Outages
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Power Alert Service
Report a streetlight outage 

To report a power outage call 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143.

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Learn more about smart meters, plus discover the benefits of driving a Plug-in Electric Vehicle.  
Plug-in Electric Vehicle
 CNP goes where eagles dare

Why was it necessary to move the eagle nest?
We do all we can to avoid disturbing wildlife, but that nest was about 80 feet up in a pine tree that had died during the severe drought in 2011. 
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