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Last €18.56 EUR
Change Today -0.286 / -1.52%
Volume 40.0
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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company’s Electric Transmission & Distribution segment offers electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers, municipalities, electric cooperatives, and other distribution companies. As of December 31, 2014, this segment owned 28,282 pole miles of overhead distribution lines and 3,719 circuit miles of overhead transmission lines; 22,435 circuit miles of underground distribution lines and 26 circuit miles of underground transmission lines; and 236 substations with a capacity of 57,477 megavolt amperes. Its Natural Gas Distribution segment sells regulated intrastate natural gas; provides natural gas transportation services for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers; and offers unregulated services comprising residential appliance repair and maintenance services, as well as sells heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. This segment owned approximately 73,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution mains. The company’s Energy Services segment provides physical natural gas supplies primarily to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and gas utilities; natural gas management services; and physical delivery services, as well as procures and optimizes transportation and storage assets. It owns and operates approximately 200 miles of intrastate pipelines; and leases transportation capacity on various interstate and intrastate pipelines, and storage. Its Midstream Investments segment provides gathering, processing, compression, treating, dehydration, and natural gas liquids fractionation for natural gas producers. This segment had approximately 11,900 miles of gathering pipelines, 7,900 miles of interstate pipelines, and approximately 2,300 miles of intrastate pipelines. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

8,540 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1882

centerpoint energy inc (HOU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Gas...
Total Annual Compensation: $433.6K
Executive Vice President and President of Ele...
Total Annual Compensation: $428.3K
Special Adviser to The Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $592.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

centerpoint energy inc (HOU) Key Developments

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. to File Application to Construct 345-kV Electric Transmission Line

CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s electric utility will file an application for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) to construct a portion of the Houston Import Project, a 130-mile, 345-kV transmission line that will run from Harris County to Limestone County. CenterPoint Energy is responsible for constructing and maintaining the southern portion of the line, known as the Brazos Valley Connection, which will run from Harris to Grimes County. The northern portion of the transmission line will be constructed by Cross Texas Transmission, and will run from Grimes to Limestone County. The length of the Brazos Valley Connection will be between 60 miles and 78 miles depending upon the route approved by the PUC. CenterPoint Energy estimates the total project capital cost of the Brazos Valley Connection will be between $276 million and $383 depending upon the route approved by the PUC. At the conclusion of the project, the estimated impact to a residential customer within CenterPoint Energy's service territory using 1,000 kWh per month would be approximately $0.25 per month.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 10, 2015

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. announced that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.2475 per share of common stock payable on June 10, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2015.

R. A. Walker Announces Not to Stand for Re-Election as Director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc

On March 5, 2015, Mr. R. A. Walker informed the Board of Directors of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. of his decision not to stand for re-election as a director at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 23, 2015. The decision not to stand for re-election is not as a result of any disagreement with the company. Mr. Walker serves as a member of the Board's compensation committee and governance committee.


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