​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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, 2015

Metered Delivery Customers2,348,517

Customers by Classification

Residential2,057,653  ​87.6%
Commercial283,807  12%
Industrial​1,969  0.08%
Municipal / Public Utilities758 0.03%
Megawatt Hours Delivered in 201485.8 million
Residential29,541,949  34.4%
Commercial26,214,220  30.5%
Industrial29,906,646  34.8%
Municipal / Public Utilities156,777  0.1%
Transmission and Distribution
Overhead Distribution Lines28,474 pole miles
Overhead Transmission Lines3,723 circuit miles
Underground Distribution Lines223,120 circuit miles
Underground Transmission Lines26 circuit miles
Service Centers14


Natural Gas Distribution Fast Facts

Data as of December 31, 2015

 Number of customers 3,403,766 
 Residential customers 3,149,845
 Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers 253,921
 Main and service lines 120,512 miles
 Total gas sold/delivered in 2015 433 billion cubic feet (Bcf)
 Gas delivered to residential customers 171 Bcf
 Gas delivered to C&I customers 262 Bcf


CenterPoint Energy Services Fast Facts

Data as of December 31, 2015 
Company offices23 states
Customers servedmore than 18,000
Total throughput in 2015618 billion cubic feet (Bcf)