CenterPoint Energy



CenterPoint Energy to Present at AGA Financial Forum
Live via Webcast on Monday, May 4, 2009 Approx. 4:40 p.m. Eastern time

HOUSTON, April 27 -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE: CNP) president and chief executive officer, David M. McClanahan, will present at the American Gas Association 2009 Financial Forum on Monday, May 4, 2009.

The live webcast of the presentation will begin at approximately 4:40 p.m. Eastern time. You are invited to access the presentation on the Internet at, in the Investors section. A replay of the presentation will be available shortly after the live webcast and will be archived for one year.

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 over $19 billion. With about 8,800 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 130 years. For more information, visit the Web site at