CenterPoint Energy, Inc. XBRL Taxonomy Presentation Networks

-Network: (100 - CONDENSED STATEMENTS OF CONSOLIDATED INCOME)
-Condensed Statements Of Consolidated Income {ID1}
Revenues {ID2}
-Expenses: {ID3}
Natural gas {ID4}
Operation and maintenance {ID5}
Depreciation and amortization {ID6}
Taxes other than income taxes {ID7}
Total {ID8}
Operating Income {ID9}
-Other Income (Expense): {ID10}
Gain (loss) on marketable securities {ID11}
Gain (loss) on indexed debt securities {ID12}
Interest and other finance charges {ID13}
Interest on transition bonds {ID14}
Equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliates {ID15}
Distribution from AOL Time Warner litigation settlement {ID16}
Additional distribution to ZENS holders {ID17}
Return on true-up balance {ID18}
Other, net {ID19}
Total {ID20}
Income Before Income Taxes {ID21}
Income tax expense {ID22}
Income From Continuing Operations Before Extraordinary Item {ID23}
Income from Texas Genco, net of tax {ID24}
Loss on disposal of Texas Genco, net of tax {ID25}
Total {ID26}
Income Before Extraordinary Item {ID27}
Extraordinary item, net of tax {ID28}
Net Income {ID29}
Net Income {ID30}
Income From Continuing Operations Before Extraordinary Item {ID31}
Discontinued Operations, net of tax {ID32}
Extraordinary item, net of tax {ID33}
Basic Earnings Per Share {ID34}
Income From Continuing Operations Before Extraordinary Item {ID35}
Discontinued Operations, net of tax {ID36}
Extraordinary item, net of tax {ID37}
Diluted Earnings Per Share {ID38}
-Network: (200 - CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS)
-Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets {ID39}
-Current Assets: {ID40}
Cash and cash equivalents {ID41}
Investment in marketable securities {ID42}
Accounts receivable, net {ID43}
Investment in Time Warner common stock {ID44}
Accrued unbilled revenues {ID45}
Natural gas inventory {ID46}
Materials and supplies {ID47}
Inventory {ID48}
Non-trading derivative assets {ID49}
Prepaid expenses and other current assets {ID50}
Total current assets {ID51}
-Property, Plant and Equipment: {ID52}
Property, plant and equipment {ID53}
Less accumulated depreciation and amortization {ID54}
Property, plant and equipment, net {ID55}
-Other Assets: {ID56}
Goodwill {ID57}
Regulatory assets {ID58}
Non-trading derivative assets {ID59}
Investment in unconsolidated affiliates {ID60}
Notes receivable from unconsolidated affiliates {ID61}
Other {ID62}
Total other assets {ID63}
Total Assets {ID64}
-Current Liabilities: {ID65}
Short-term borrowings {ID66}
Current portion of transition bond long-term debt {ID67}
Current portion of other long-term debt {ID68}
Current portion of other long-term debt {ID69}
Indexed debt securities derivative {ID70}
Accounts payable {ID71}
Taxes accrued {ID72}
Interest accrued {ID73}
Non-trading derivative liabilities {ID74}
Accumulated deferred income taxes, net {ID75}
Other {ID76}
Total current liabilities {ID77}
-Other Liabilities: {ID78}
Accumulated deferred income taxes, net {ID79}
Unamortized investment tax credits {ID80}
Non-trading derivative liabilities {ID81}
Benefit obligations {ID82}
Regulatory liabilities {ID83}
Other {ID84}
Total other liabilities {ID85}
-Long-term Debt: {ID86}
Transition bonds {ID87}
Other {ID88}
Total long-term debt {ID89}
Commitments and Contingencies {ID90}
-Shareholders’ Equity: {ID91}
Common stock (346,088,548 shares and 364,392,928 shares outstanding at December 31, 2008 and June 30, 2009, respectively) {ID92}
Additional paid-in capital {ID93}
Accumulated deficit {ID94}
Accumulated other comprehensive loss {ID95}
Total shareholders’ equity {ID96}
Shareholders' Equity {ID97}
Total Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity {ID98}
-Network: (210 - Parenthetical Data For Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets)
-Parenthetical Data For Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets {ID99}
-Shareholders’ Equity: {ID100}
Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding {ID101}
-Network: (300 - CONDENSED STATEMENTS OF CONSOLIDATED CASH FLOWS)
-Condensed Statements Of Consolidated Cash Flows {ID102}
-Cash Flows from Operating Activities: {ID103}
Net income {ID104}
Discontinued operations, net of tax {ID105}
Extraordinary item, net of tax {ID106}
Income From Continuing Operations Before Extraordinary Item {ID107}
-Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: {ID108}
Depreciation and amortization {ID109}
Amortization of deferred financing costs {ID110}
Deferred income taxes {ID111}
Unrealized loss on marketable securities {ID112}
Tax and interest reserves reductions related to ZENS and ACES settlement {ID113}
Investment Tax Credit {ID114}
Unrealized loss (gain) on Time Warner investment {ID115}
Unrealized gain on indexed debt securities {ID116}
Write- down of natural gas inventory {ID117}
Equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliates, net of distributions {ID118}
-Changes in other assets and liabilities: {ID119}
Accounts receivable and unbilled revenues, net {ID120}
Inventory {ID121}
Taxes receivable {ID122}
Accounts payable {ID123}
Fuel cost over (under) recovery {ID124}
Non-trading derivatives, net {ID125}
Margin deposits, net {ID126}
Interest and taxes accrued {ID127}
Net regulatory assets and liabilities {ID128}
Pension contribution {ID129}
Other current assets {ID130}
Other current liabilities {ID131}
Other assets {ID132}
Other liabilities {ID133}
Other, net {ID134}
Net cash provided by operating activities of continuing operations {ID135}
Net cash used in operating activities of discontinued operations {ID136}
Net cash provided by operating activities {ID137}
-Cash Flows from Investing Activities: {ID138}
Capital expenditures {ID139}
Proceeds from sale of Texas Genco {ID140}
Purchase of minority interest of Texas Genco {ID141}
Decrease in restricted cash for purchase of minority interest of Texas Genco {ID142}
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash of transition bond companies {ID143}
Increase in notes receivable from unconsolidated affiliates {ID144}
Investment in unconsolidated affiliates {ID145}
Other, net {ID146}
Net cash used in investing activities {ID147}
-Cash Flows from Financing Activities: {ID148}
Increase (decrease) in short-term borrowings, net {ID149}
Long-term revolving credit facilities, net {ID150}
Proceeds from commercial paper, net {ID151}
Proceeds from long-term debt {ID152}
Payments of long-term debt {ID153}
Debt issuance costs {ID154}
Payment of common stock dividends {ID155}
Proceeds from issuance of common stock, net {ID156}
Other, net {ID157}
Net cash used in financing activities {ID158}
Net Increase (Decrease) in Cash and Cash Equivalents {ID159}
Cash and Cash Equivalents at Beginning of Period {ID160}
Cash and Cash Equivalents at End of Period {ID161}
-Supplemental Disclosure of Cash Flow Information: {ID162}
-Cash Payments: {ID163}
Interest, net of capitalized interest {ID164}
Income taxes {ID165}
-Non-cash transactions: {ID166}
Accounts payable related to capital expenditures {ID167}
-Network: (600 - Background and Basis of Presentation)
-Background and Basis of Presentation {ID168}
Background and Basis of Presentation {ID169}
-Network: (601 - New Accounting Pronouncements)
-New Accounting Pronouncements {ID170}
New Accounting Pronouncements {ID171}
-Network: (602 - Employee Benefit Plans)
-Employee Benefit Plans {ID172}
Employee Benefit Plans {ID173}
-Network: (603 - Regulatory Matters)
-Regulatory Matters {ID174}
Regulatory Matters {ID175}
-Network: (604 - Derivative Instruments)
-Derivative Instruments {ID176}
Derivative Instruments {ID177}
-Network: (605 - Fair Value Measurements)
-Fair Value Measurements {ID178}
Fair Value Measurements {ID179}
-Network: (606 - Goodwill)
-Goodwill {ID180}
Goodwill {ID181}
-Network: (607 - Comprehensive Income)
-Comprehensive Income {ID182}
Comprehensive Income {ID183}
-Network: (608 - Capital Stock)
-Capital Stock {ID184}
Capital Stock {ID185}
-Network: (609 - Short-term Borrowings and Long-term Debt)
-Short-term Borrowings and Long-term Debt {ID186}
Short-term Borrowings and Long-term Debt {ID187}
-Network: (610 - Commitments and Contingencies)
-Commitments and Contingencies {ID188}
Commitments and Contingencies {ID189}
-Network: (611 - Income Taxes)
-Income Taxes {ID190}
Income Taxes {ID191}
-Network: (612 - Estimated Fair Value of Financial Instruments)
-Estimated Fair Value of Financial Instruments {ID192}
Estimated Fair Value of Financial Instruments {ID193}
-Network: (613 - Earnings Per Share)
-Earnings Per Share {ID194}
Earnings Per Share {ID195}
-Network: (614 - Reportable Business Segments)
-Reportable Business Segments {ID196}
Reportable Business Segments {ID197}
-Network: (615 - Subsequent Events)
-Subsequent Events {ID198}
Subsequent Events {ID199}
-Network: (995200 - Document - Document Information)
-Document Information [Line Items] {ID200}
Document Type {ID201}
Document Period End Date {ID202}
Amendment Flag {ID203}
Amendment Description {ID204}
-Network: (995400 - Document - Entity Information)
-Entity Information [Line Items] {ID205}
Entity Registrant Name {ID206}
Entity Central Index Key {ID207}
Current Fiscal Year End Date {ID208}
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer {ID209}
Entity Voluntary Filers {ID210}
Entity Current Reporting Status {ID211}
Entity Filer Category {ID212}
Entity Public Float {ID213}
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding {ID214}