CenterPoint Energy Tour
Want to understand the future of electric technology? Please join us for a tour at CenterPoint Energy Tower Technology Center! This tour is limited to ACC members only and seats are limited. RSVP is required.
CenterPoint Energy designed and built the Energy Insight Center to demonstrate electric distribution technologies to improve the safety, reliability and convenience of consumer electricity utilization while also saving money. This center has various technologies from automated smart streetlights to low usage low heat light bulbs to UAV (drone) to display of household usage in 15 minute intervals to practical solar, wind turbine and battery at the household level along with emergency backup generation, to grid outage time reduction as well as intelligent outage notification. There is also a brief overview of the 2,540,000 smart meters installed and the overall Texas deregulated electric market. This center has been viewed by companies and government officials from six continents, a U.S. senator, U.S DOE, Texas government including PUC officials and every public utility in Texas. Please see the YouTube video which gives you a high level overview but is not all inclusive of every electric distribution technology demonstrated.View a video about the tour: https://youtu.be/avUEkpZ1nfY