CenterPoint Energy Rates and Plans
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Centerpoint Energy

Centerpoint Energy is an electric and natural gas utility that has been in business for over 150 years. The utility services over 7 million customers across six states, including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Minnesota, Ohio, and Indiana. 

Centerpoint maintains power lines, reads meters, and responds to outages as part of its electric and natural gas service offerings. If you live in an area with Centerpoint as your utility, you’ll need to contact the company when a power outage happens, not your electricity provider. 

Centerpoint Energy offers its customers mobile solutions for their energy accounts. This includes having quick access to bills, home or business energy usage, and flexible payment options. Centerpoint Energy focuses on providing innovative solutions to help their customers keep abreast of their energy usage.

Electricity rates in the CenterPoint Energy service area

Discount Power - Bill Credit Bundle 24 24 months $0.116 / kWh
Cirro - Simple Bill Credit 24 24 months $0.116 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 24 24 months $0.117 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Eco Saver Plus 12 12 months $0.117 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 12 12 months $0.117 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Saver Plus 24 24 months $0.117 / kWh
Veteran Energy - Valor 24 24 months $0.132 / kWh
Reliant - Power Savings 24 plan 24 months $0.149 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Usage Bill Credit 12 months $0.150 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.155 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter Lite 24 24 months $0.159 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 36 36 months $0.159 / kWh
BKV Energy - Lantana 36 36 months $0.169 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred 24 months $0.172 / kWh
Rhythm Energy - Clear Choice 36 36 months $0.174 / kWh
Payless Power - 12 Month - prepaid 12 months $0.184 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 6/20/2024, 3:57:59 PM 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

Texas boasts the largest deregulated energy market in the United States as of 2022, with 90% of the state’s population able to choose their electricity provider. As a result, you can choose which provider you buy your energy from instead of being required to sign up for a plan through your utility. This can save you money and give you access to more energy plans. 

If you don’t choose an electric utility plan, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) will assign one. For residential customers in the CenterPoint Energy service area, your default provider will be Reliant Energy.

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You can search for an energy provider in your area by entering your ZIP code on this page. Browse current energy rates from major providers and filter results by specific features like energy use or sustainability. 

Contact CenterPoint Energy

For questions about your account or energy bill, contact your provider. For electrical emergencies or power outages, contact CenterPoint Energy.

  • You can report issues or check the status of a power outage through CenterPoint’s outage tracker or by calling 800-332-7143. Sign up for CenterPoint Energy’s Power Alert Service to receive power restoration alerts.
  • For non-emergency issues, contact customer service.