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Customers can win baseball and grilling prizes in Grillin’ and Chillin’ with the Astros contest

 Houston, TX – July 11, 2012 – Summer is here, and that means grilling season is in full swing! In CenterPoint Energy’s Grillin’ and Chillin’ with the Astros contest, we’ve combined two of summer’s most loved activities – baseball and grilling – to give our customers an incentive to sign up for CenterPoint Energy account services.

CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers can enter the contest up to four times by enrolling in one of our account service options. Four lucky winners will get tickets to a catered party in a Minute Maid Park suite on Sept. 21 when the Houston Astros play the Pittsburgh Pirates. One of these winners will receive the grand prize, a brand new Fire Magic gas grill, valued at approximately $4,800.

Enroll in one of these convenient account services for a chance to win.
• My Account Online: 24-hour access to account information
• Online Billing: Paperless billing is easy on you and the environment
• Automatic Bank Draft: Pay directly from your bank account
• Average Monthly Billing: Spread your natural gas costs throughout a 12-month period
Entries will be accepted through Aug. 31. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.

To enter and/or view official contest rules, visit today.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution, competitive natural gas sales and services, interstate pipelines, and field services operations.  The company serves more than five million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Assets total nearly $20 billion. With about 8,800 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 135 years.  For more information, visit the website at