Houston - December 9, 2011 - CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) Board of Directors today announced that the 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 9 a.m. CDT in the CenterPoint Energy Tower auditorium, 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston. Shareholders who hold shares of CenterPoint Energy as of February 27, 2012, will receive notice of the meeting and will be eligible to vote.
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 $21 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 Web site at www.CenterPointEnergy.com.