CES ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Invoice & Payment Options

CenterPoint Energy Services (CES) offers several payment and invoice delivery options for the convenience of its commercial and industrial customers. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our customer service team at 800-495-9880.

For residential or utility customers, please visit My Account​ to access your account and pay your bill.

Payment Options​

​​ Method​​CostInstructions

Automatic Bank Draft (ABD)

Free

Maximum amount per transaction is $9,999,999.99

Funds are automatically withdrawn monthly from your bank account in the amount of your current invoice on your invoice due date. To enroll, please complete the online authorization form or print the authorization form and send it in with a voided check or deposit slip.

Online

Free

Maximum amount per transaction is $9,999,999.99




Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Funds are withdrawn from your bank account in the amount that you specify. You will need your bank account number and routing number to process a payment.

$57.95 per transaction*

Maximum amount per transaction is $3,000.00​

Credit/Debit Card 
HP Convenience Pay accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
PhoneCost varies by payment methodCall HP Convenience Pay at 866-578-7617. You will need your seven-digit CenterPoint Energy Services invoice number.
Mail FreeSend the payment stub and signed check to the appropriate mailing address listed at the bottom of your current invoice. Click here to view a sample invoice.
Wire TransferFree​The wire transfer instructions are listed at the bottom of your current invoice. Click here to view a sample invoice.

*All payments are processed by HP Convenience Pay and CES receives no portion of the HP transaction fees listed above.

Invoice Delivery Options 

Method​​Description
MailA paper copy of the invoice will be mailed to you each month.
EmailA paperless copy of the invoice will be e-mailed to you each month with the e-mail address provided by you in your CES Online account.
Mail & EmailBoth of the above.