CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates electric transmission, distribution and generation and natural gas distribution facilities, and provides energy performance contracting and sustainable infrastructure services. Its segments include Electric and Natural Gas. Its Electric segment consists of electric transmission and distribution services. Its Natural Gas segment consists of intrastate natural gas sales to, and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers in Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio and Texas; permanent pipeline connections through interconnects with various interstate and intrastate pipeline companies, and home appliance maintenance and repair services to customers in Minnesota and home repair protection plans to natural gas customers in Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio and Texas through a third party.