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NOTICE DATE:  July 21, 2022



NOTICE TYPE:  CNP-M-A072122-02 CenterPoint Energy Heat Advisory – Suspension of Disconnect for Non-Payment Orders - EXPIRED



SHORT DESCRIPTION:  National Weather Service Heat Advisory – CenterPoint Energy Suspension of Disconnect for Non-Pay Orders - EXPIRED



INTENDED AUDIENCE:  Retail Electric Providers


LONG DESCRIPTION:  The National Weather Service Heat Advisory effective at 10:00 AM CDT on Thursday, July 21, 2022, for the CenterPoint Energy Service Territory, which required the implementation of an Extreme Weather Moratorium on Disconnects beginning Thursday, July 21, 2022, until 8:00 PM CDT Thursday, July 21, 2022, has expired.

The National Weather Service Heat Advisory underlying this DNP moratorium covers Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller, and Wharton Counties. As noted in Sec. 7.6.5.4 of the ERCOT Retail Market Guide, it is CNP’s practice to suspend DNPs across our entire territory when the National Weather Service issues a Heat Advisory for a county within our territory.  In accordance with PUC rules, DNP orders will not be executed during the DNP Moratorium for customers in the below counties. CenterPoint Energy will resume working DNP orders in these counties on the date specified in the table below unless the extreme weather event is extended.

Red = New counties added
Yellow = Counties extended
White = No new updates
Green = Counties where CenterPoint Energy will resume disconnecting effective today.
County Name
Effective Date of DNP Moratorium
Last Date of DNP Moratorium
Date DNP Orders Resume
Austin
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Brazoria
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Chambers
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Colorado
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Fort Bend
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Galveston
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Harris
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Liberty
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Matagorda
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Montgomery
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Waller
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022
Wharton
7/21/2022
7/23/2022
7/25/2022



















CenterPoint Energy’s Process for Extreme Weather Moratoriums on Disconnects:

  *   Disconnect for Non-Payment (DNP) 650_01 transactions that were previously submitted and are currently in our system will be Completed Unexecutable with a code of “V001” for any DNP with a “Date Wanted” that is within the Moratorium window.
  *   Same Day 650_01 Disconnect for Non-Payment (DNP) transactions that are submitted during this Moratorium will be rejected with a “WTM” Reject Code
  *   Any 650_01 DNP transactions received with a future requested “Date Wanted” will be accepted and scheduled. However, those DNPs may be subsequently Completed Unexecutable with a code of “V001” if the “Date Wanted” falls within this Moratorium window.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is the final Notice concerning this Heat Advisory.

CONTACT: If you have any questions regarding this notification, please send an email to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>



Competitive Retailer Relations
CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC





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