CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy is a U.S. utility company with headquarters in CenterPoint Energy Plaza in Houston, Texas. The company is listed on the stock index S & P 500 and the Dow Jones Utility Average.

The company was founded in 1882. CenterPoint Energy supplies the U.S. states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi and Oklahoma with natural gas and electricity. Around 8600 people (as of 2009) are employed by the company.