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    CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

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    CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
    1111 Louisiana Street
    Houston, TX 77002
    United States - Map
    Phone: 713-207-1111
    Website: http://www.centerpointenergy.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Gas Utilities
    Full Time Employees:8,540

    Business Summary 

    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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Milton Carroll , 65
    Exec. Chairman
    Mr. Scott M. Prochazka , 49
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Joseph B. McGoldrick , 61
    Exec. VP and Pres of Gas Division
    Mr. Tracy B. Bridge , 56
    Exec. VP and Pres of Electric Division
    Mr. Gary L. Whitlock , 65
    Special Adviser to The Chief Exec. Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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