​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Alternative Energy Technologies


Alternative energy resources provide ways to generate and store your own electricity through systems like wind generators, solar panels and batteries. CenterPoint Energy has upgraded our energy grid with new technology, making it easier for customers to connect private power-generating equipment with our energy distribution system.

Private Energy Resources

Learn how power-generating equipment works and connects to Houston’s electric grid:

Note: Before you seriously consider installation of solar or wind systems, energy experts strongly advocate an energy audit and completing all recommended energy efficiency measures, which can dramatically reduce your energy consumption!

Other helpful resources: