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CenterPoint Energy in Texas

CenterPoint Energy is a Houston-based utility company that offers electricity and natural gas services. CenterPoint Energy’s gas and electricity products are offered through retail providers to residential and commercial customers. The company received its current name in 2002, though it has connections to the Houston Gas Light Company that originated in 1866.

CenterPoint Energy’s service areas differ between electric and natural gas products. The company provides electrical service to customers in eastern Texas including Houston. Customers in portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy.

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  2. CenterPoint Energy electric choice in Texas 
  3. CenterPoint Energy rates
  4. CenterPoint Energy customer service 
  5. CenterPoint Energy power outage support 
  6. CenterPoint Energy companies
  7. Shop CenterPoint Energy rates by popular Texas city
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  9. Shop rates by electric utility service area in Texas

 

CenterPoint Energy electric choice in Texas

Deregulation of energy markets in Texas allows consumer choice over retail energy providers. Customers in the CenterPoint Energy service area work with retail providers to manage accounts and billing. The state’s deregulation law in 2002 opened the doors to dozens of energy providers to compete for customers.

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CenterPoint Energy electricity rates

Plan NamePlan LengthRate
Frontier Utilities - Easy Bill 1212 months$0.090 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier No Hidden Fee 1212 months$0.114 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Beat the Heat 12+12 months$0.121 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Fantastic 24 Green+24 months$0.123 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Light Saver 1212 months$0.121 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Preferred 24+24 months$0.123 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Secure Saver 1212 months$0.124 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Flex Saver1 months$0.124 / kWh
TXU Energy - Flex Forward1 months$0.132 / kWh
Reliant - Clear Flex1 months$0.142 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus Preferred1 months$0.152 / kWh
Reliant - Truly Free Nights 2424 months$0.138 / kWh
Reliant - Truly Free Weekends 2424 months$0.138 / kWh
Reliant - Pay As You Go1 months$0.139 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver 3636 months$0.082 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Freedom 1212 months$0.122 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Freedom 3636 months$0.118 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Premium 2424 months$0.141 / kWh
First Choice Power - Monthly Freedom Plan1 months$0.138 / kWh
Direct Energy - Bright Choice1 months$0.138 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 2424 months$0.075 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 3636 months$0.078 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Value 1212 months$0.119 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Select 1212 months$0.087 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Select 2424 months$0.087 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver 1212 months$0.083 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Fixed - Bill Credit!12 months$0.085 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Lock 24 Online24 months$0.129 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Lock 1515 months$0.128 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Value 12 Online12 months$0.096 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Premium 1212 months$0.145 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 1212 months$0.079 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 1212 months$0.132 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 2424 months$0.128 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred36 months$0.136 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred24 months$0.139 / kWh
Constellation - 30 Month Fixed with Constellation Connect30 months$0.100 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Fixed12 months$0.103 / kWh
TXU Energy - Clear Deal 2424 months$0.119 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Nights & Solar Days 12 (8pm)12 months$0.155 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Pass 1212 months$0.149 / kWh
TXU Energy - Saver's Discount 1212 months$0.151 / kWh
TXU Energy - Saver's Discount 2424 months$0.163 / kWh
TXU Energy - Simple Rate 1212 months$0.136 / kWh
4Change Energy - Easy Saver 1212 months$0.079 / kWh
4Change Energy - Eco Saver Plus 1212 months$0.132 / kWh
4Change Energy - Generous Saver Plus 1212 months$0.129 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 1212 months$0.075 / kWh
4Change Energy - Value Saver 1212 months$0.089 / kWh
TXU Energy - Clear Deal 1212 months$0.109 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 2424 months$0.120 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This Free Weekends 2424 months$0.128 / kWh
Direct Energy - Free Power Weekends 1212 months$0.131 / kWh
Direct Energy - Power on Command 2424 months$0.122 / kWh
Direct Energy - Weekends on Command 2424 months$0.129 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 1212 months$0.122 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Preferred 12+12 months$0.123 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Platinum 24+24 months$0.124 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Straight Power 2424 months$0.175 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Straight Power 1212 months$0.155 / kWh
First Choice Power - Select Choice 66 months$0.135 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 1212 months$0.121 / kWh

These live rates for CenterPoint Energy service area were updated on . Pricing shown is based on an exact usage of 1000 kWh.

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CenterPoint Energy customer service

New service applicants, current customers, and others looking for CenterPoint Energy can contact the customer support team Monday through Friday.

CenterPoint Energy features an online account option for current customers with 24-hour self-service features.

Questions about electricity service can be answered over the phone by calling 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143.

CenterPoint Energy offers dedicated customer service numbers for electricity theft at 713-207-7225 or 877-570-5770.

CenterPoint Energy works with a customer’s retail energy provider to facilitate account setup or transfers following account setup. For an address with an existing meter, CenterPoint Energy switches over service once it receives a request from a retail energy provider.

CenterPoint Energy requires a permit for the customer’s property and a service request for any property not already served by the utility.

 

CenterPoint Energy power outage support

CenterPoint Energy’s Electric Outage Center is specifically for customers who experience service disruption.

This center features an outage tracker, percentage of customers with functioning electrical power, and safety tips.

CenterPoint Energy service area residents living in Houston and surrounding suburbs such as Alvin, Katy, Sugar Land, Humble, and more, can report a power outage by calling 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143.

The Electric Outage Center features additional tools for customers who want to prepare for outages. CenterPoint Energy prompts customers to sign up for no-cost outage alerts via email and text. Customers can look at CenterPoint Energy’s tweets for tips or instructions on localized outages.

 

CenterPoint Energy companies

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Energy CompaniesPhone Number
4Change Energy855-550-6663
Direct Energy855-307-6915
First Choice Power888-458-6877
Green Mountain844-854-2257
Reliant855-887-2194
Frontier Utilities866-763-5084
Cirro Energy844-417-7179
Constellation855-798-2889
Gexa Energy855-639-8210
TXU Energy866-603-1533
Payless Power855-854-8490
Pulse Power888-853-4439

 

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