Centerpoint Energy
Texas electric utilities

About CenterPoint Energy

Serving more than 2.5 million people in the Houston area, CenterPoint Energy acts as a transmission and distribution provider. As a utility company, CenterPoint supplies electricity, responds to outages, reads meters, and maintains power lines.

Electricity rates in the Centerpoint Energy service area

Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.058 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.059 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.059 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.061 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.067 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.067 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Flat Tier Product 12 months $0.080 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.088 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.108 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.109 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 18 18 months $0.112 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.113 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred 36 months $0.114 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.118 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.120 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.122 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.133 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 1 month $0.145 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 10/27/2020, 12:31:29 AM CDT for utility Centerpoint. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Texas electric providers and utilities

Consumers are not able to directly purchase their electric utilities, they must utilize a retail electric provider (REP). Residents of Texas now have the power to choose a REP. This is a result of the 2002 deregulation of the energy industry. The REP you select works together with your area’s utility company. The utility delivers energy from the REP to the customer.

If you do not select an electric utility plan, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) will assign one based on your location’s “Provider of Last Resort.” The Provider of Last Resort for customers in the CenterPoint Energy service area is Reliant Energy.

Searching for REP rates in your area? Simply enter your ZIP code above for a free listing of your region’s REP rates. You have the power to choose the plan and rate that works best for your residence. Explore our guide to selecting a provider or phone one of our energy experts at the number on this page for more information.

Contact CenterPoint Energy

For questions about your account or energy bill, contact your REP. If your power has been interrupted or you are experiencing an electrical emergency, contact CenterPoint Energy Texas.

  • Report or check the status of a power outage here or at 800-332-7143. Sign up for CenterPoint Energy’s Power Alert Service to receive power restoration alerts. Always assume downed power lines are energized and stay away.
  • For non-emergency issues, contact customer service here.