Residential and Hard-To-Reach Energy Efficiency Program (Standard Offer Program)



The Residential Standard Offer Program (RSOP) and Hard-To-Reach Standard Offer Program (HTR) offers incentives to a wide range of contractors, service companies, community agencies and other organizations for the installation of energy efficiency retrofit projects with in the CenterPoint Energy electric territory. The Hard-To-Reach Standard Offer Program specifically targets households with incomes at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric is charged with the responsibility to administer this program by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

The program was developed to achieve cost-effective reduction in peak demand on the electric grid and is designed to be simple and beneficial for all parties involved. Incentives are paid to contractors for the installation of specified energy efficiency measures. CenterPoint pays a fixed price for each kW and kWh of savings produced by these installed measures.

Important note: CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric is not a party to the agreement between the participating customer and their Sponsor, and the Sponsor is solely responsible for the performance of the work and contract fulfillment. This is not a direct-to-customer program.  Funding provided by CenterPoint Energy for this program is approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas in support of statewide energy efficiency efforts.

Please contact Austin or Roxanne below if you have interest in registering as a Project Sponsor in the Residential Standard Offer Program

Services Provided - A project can cover a wide array of eligible energy efficiency measures. Examples include:  
Participating Project Sponsor Responsibilities  
Participating Customer Responsibilities  
Program Eligibility
Program Contacts

Bryce Gerick
Energy Efficiency Program Manager
Bryce.Gerick@CenterPointEnergy.com
(713) 207- 7652

Roxanne McFarland
Program Administrator
Roxanne.McFarland@CenterPointEnergy.com
(713) 207-3511
 

Sponsor Resources
Customer Agreement Form
2021 SOP Kickoff Presentation
2021 Air Infiltration Presentation

Sponsor Resources (RSOP Only)
2021 RSOP Summary
2021 RSOP Manual
RSOP Fact Sheet

Sponsor Resources (HTR Only)
2021 HTR Summary
2021 HTR Manual
Self-Certification Form