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West Columbia, Texas Centerpoint Energy is the Utility Company that provides service to the area´s 3800 residents and with coverage that includes zip code(s) 77486 and on.

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Utility Company: When Building a New Home in West Columbia & for Regulated Zones

To activate service for a brand new home with Centerpoint Energy West Columbia (and to find out if your location is regulated or not), simply call customer service at 800-427-7142 and have the following information handy (depending on construction status and/or if the area is regulated):

  • Your full name and contact details (phone, email, SSN, possibly Driver´s License number)
  • New address to activate service (if unknown, address of nearby property)
  • Service start date
  • Load details
  • Site plan
  • Construction timeline

Regulated or Deregulated? For regulated zones, all residents setting up electricity will work exclusively with the Utility Company in the area. However, for the majority of residents, the section below lays out the next steps in setting up electricity for deregulated zones.

Electricity Service in West Columbia and Deregulated Areas: Who & How

For homeowners setting up electricity to a newly constructed home in a deregulated zone, the utility service legwork is just the first half of the task (above). Residing in a deregulated zone, all homeowners and renters across the board (just moved-in and lifelong) can actually choose a preferred Retail Energy Provider (REP)!

Deciding which can seem like a daunting task but we are here to help. A great place to begin is the below list of 10 well-known providers or check out the full list of Retail Electric Providers. When you have chosen the provider that best suits your needs and interests, opening an account is pretty straightforward.

ProviderPhone number / *Toll-Free number
Reliant Energy (NRG Co.)713-207-7777 / *866-222-7100
Gexa Energy713-961-9399 / *866-961-9399
TXU Energy972-791-2888 / *855-750-0899
Constellation844-823-4663 / *866-917-8271
Green Mountain Energy*866-301-3120
Payless Power*866-963-9353
Cirro Energy*800-692-4776
Direct Energy*844-885-1125
Discount Power*877-455-4674

Simply call your favorite REP and give them the following:

  • Your exact address (including your street address, unit number, city/town, and zip code)
  • Your full name and contact information (phone number, email, a temporary address if applicable)
  • The date you require service (in other words, the date you move in)

Many REPs require a security deposit to activate accounts for new customers, so you may also be asked for your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for a credit check to be performed.

Centerpoint Energy : Power Outages & Customer Service

Call Centerpoint Energy customer service at 800-427-7142 to report a power outage, electricity-related emergency, or you witness a dangerous situation involving power lines (a tree branch too close to a electric line).

For additional in person assistance in creating an account (if available), visit the location nearest you:

Store Address Phone number Schedule Proximity
CenterPoint Energy 202 TX-332, 77531 Clute, 713-659-2111 7am - 7pm 28.91 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 13300 W Bellfort Blvd, 77099 Houston, 800-332-7143 7am - 7pm 57.69 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 4500 S Shaver St, 77034 Houston, 713-945-6970 69.67 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 5431 Hwy Blvd, 77494 Katy, 800-332-7143 8am - 5pm 73.28 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 6363 Navigation Blvd, 77011 Houston, 800-332-7143 7am - 7pm 74.58 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 333 Ward Road Highway 146 and N Main St, 77520 Baytown, 281-425-7352 7am - 7pm 93.81 miles away.
CenterPoint Energy 18018 Huffmeister Rd, 77429 Cypress, 800-332-7143 7am - 7pm 95.1 miles away.

Please note: Your provider´s customer service (not the utility company) is the "go-to" for all other concerns including questions about billing, payment, or contract details.

About Centerpoint Energy Would you like to know more about Centerpoint Energy? Centerpoint Energy will gladly respond to all the questions you have concerning setting up a new-construction electricity service and questions about base fees or electricity rates.

The closest cities

  1. Wild Peach Village 6.79 miles away
  2. Sweeny 12.77 miles away
  3. Brazoria 13.3 miles away
  4. Bailey's Prairie 14.12 miles away
  5. Holiday Lakes 14.45 miles away