Helping grow businesses and communities

As the Greater Houston region continues to grow, CenterPoint Energy remains committed to fostering prosperity within the communities we serve. We are grateful for the opportunity to support economic development organizations (EDOs) and businesses looking to expand within the region. Our team is dedicated to helping your business thrive while continuing to deliver the safe and reliable energy you depend on.

Connecting you to Houston

At CenterPoint, our team understands our customers’ unique energy needs. We work diligently to provide reliable and safe delivery of power to diverse industries.

Learn more about how CenterPoint delivers electricity to homes and businesses.

Electric delivery footprint Natural gas Deregulated electric market

With more than 3,900 miles of transmission lines and nearly 57,000 miles of distribution lines, we deliver electricity to more than 2.4 million customers in a 5,000 square-mile area for 85 retail electric providers.

With more than 22,000 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines, we deliver natural gas to more than 2 million natural gas customers.

CenterPoint is a Texas deregulated utility in an Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) deregulated market. Deregulation allows customers to compare rates offered by multiple electric retail providers and select the rate that best suits their electric needs.

Houston’s top industries

We support the safe and reliable delivery of power to the region’s major industries including:

  • Houston’s world class medical and research centers
  • Energy industry
  • Fortune 500 headquarters
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Digital technology and innovation
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Aerospace and aviation

Connect with local and regional organizations

CenterPoint works with a diverse range of state and local organizations to identify and capitalize on programs that promote sustained growth in our communities. Contact us and we are happy to connect you to these organizations.

View a map of our full service territory and corresponding organizations.

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East Houston

West Houston

City of Brookshire City of Fulshear City of Houston
City of Missouri City City of Richmond City of Rosenberg
City of Stafford City of Sugarland City of Waller
City of Alvin City of Friendswood City of Pearland
Port of Freeport Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce Energy Corridor District
Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Corporation Katy Area Economic Development Council Sealy Economic Development Corporation
Uptown District (Houston) Waller County Economic Development Partnership West Houston District
Westchase District Wharton Economic Development Corporation Houston Northwest
Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County Economic Alliance of Brazoria County Harris County Community Economic Development
International Economic Development Council Texas Economic Development - Governor's Office Texas Economic Development Council
Texas Economic Development Corporation