CenterPoint Energy Plans* Estimated rate for a 1000 kWh monthly usage for CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC LLC TDU customers only. Please check the Terms of Service and Electricity Data Label of the plan to confirm this data. Last rate update: 12/03/2023, 22:23 PM CST.
CenterPoint Energy Outage
In the event of a CenterPoint Energy outage, it's essential to report the issue promptly. To do so, visit the CenterPoint Energy outage tracker map, or call their power outage hotline at 1-800-332-7143.
Keep in mind that CenterPoint is an utility responsible for maintaining and repairing the electrical infrastructure within their service area, ensuring prompt restoration of service.
CenterPoint Energy Locations and Service Area Map
CenterPoint Energy provides electricity delivery services across the Greater Houston area, including cities such as Pasadena, Baytown, Galveston, Freeport, Humble and Sugar Land. They serve over 2.4 million customers within their service area, ensuring reliable power delivery and maintaining the electric grid infrastructure.
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Which Providers Are Available in the CenterPoint Energy Service Area?
Several retail electric providers (REPs) operate within the CenterPoint Energy service area, offering a variety of plans to suit different customer needs. Some of these providers include:
CenterPoint Energy Electric Plans
As a transmission and distribution utility, CenterPoint Energy does not directly offer electric plans to customers. Instead, they work with various REPs that provide a range of plans within the service area. These plans can include fixed-rate, variable-rate, and prepaid options, as well as renewable energy plans that utilize wind and solar power.
What Is CenterPoint Energy Delivery Charges?
CenterPoint Energy charges a monthly fee of $4.39 and a per-kWh fee of $0.054694 for electricity delivery. These charges, revised twice a year, in March and September, cover the cost of maintaining and upgrading the electric grid infrastructure, as well as responding to and resolving power outages.
Delivery charges appear as a separate item on your electric bill, alongside charges from your chosen REP for the energy consumed.
Centerpoint Energy Rebates
CenterPoint Energy's Rebate Program is designed to encourage energy efficiency and conservation among its customers by offering financial incentives for purchasing and installing energy-efficient equipment and appliances. The program provides rebates for various energy-saving upgrades, such as heating and cooling systems, insulation, and energy-efficient appliances.
Rebates vary depending on the type of equipment or appliance installed and the location of the customer. To be eligible for the rebate, customers typically need to purchase and install qualifying equipment, and then complete and submit a rebate application form along with proof of purchase. It is essential to check the program's specific requirements and deadlines for each rebate offering, as they may change periodically.
For more information on CenterPoint Energy's Rebate Program, visit their Efficiency Programs & Rebates page.