​Bring cleaner more reliable generation to the regions

Highlights of this plan include:

  • Could lower carbon emissions by nearly 75% from 2005 levels
  • Retiring or exiting agreements involving 730 megawatts (MW) of traditional generation
  • Adding 460 MW of natural gas combustion turbines for peak generation needs
  • Added enough solar to power 100,000+ homes annually​

​Sustainably upgrading our grid

CenterPoint plans to continue making strategic long-term infrastructure investments to maintain and enhance reliability and resiliency, manage life-cycle assets from aging equipment, and modernize the grid while striving to safely deliver service.

  • Dropped storm related outages by 10 minutes over the last 5 years
  • Trimmed trees along 7,000 miles of electric distribution lines
  • Replaced or installed over 220 miles of overhead conductors
  • Replaced 135 substation circuit breakers
  • Upgraded and installed nearly 130 miles of transmission lines

Customer tools and programs just for you

Smarter meters:

We rolled out new electric meters that virtually eliminate estimated bills, enable quicker service, and faster electric outage identification and provide more tools for you to manage your energy use. Smart meters are the key to supporting your smart energy future.

Stay informed with Power Alert Service:

Be in the know about power outages affecting your home or business with free text message, email or phone call notifications when the power goes out.

Energy Efficiency programs:

CenterPoint provides a range of rebates, incentives and programs making it easier for our customers to adopt sustainable practices while saving money.