Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

Registration No. 333-215833-01

January 10, 2019


(to Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated January 10, 2019)




CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC



4.25% General Mortgage Bonds, Series AC, due 2049

Legal Format:


SEC Registered

Anticipated Ratings*:


A1 (stable) / A (negative watch) / A+ (stable) (Moody’s / S&P / Fitch)




Trade Date:


January 10, 2019

Expected Settlement Date:


January 15, 2019

Maturity Date:


February 1, 2049

Interest Payment Dates:


February 1 and August 1, commencing August 1, 2019




Price to Public:



Benchmark Treasury:


3.000% due August 15, 2048

Benchmark Treasury Yield:



Spread to Benchmark Treasury:


+122 basis points

Re-offer Yield:



Optional Redemption:

   Prior to August 1, 2048, greater of 100% or make-whole at a discount rate of Treasury plus 20 basis points (calculated to August 1, 2048); and on or after August 1, 2048, 100% plus, in either case, accrued and unpaid interest.



15189X AT5

Joint Book-Running Managers:


Mizuho Securities USA LLC

PNC Capital Markets LLC

Regions Securities LLC

TD Securities (USA) LLC

U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.



C.L. King & Associates, Inc.

Drexel Hamilton, LLC

Evercore Group L.L.C.

Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc.

The Williams Capital Group, L.P.



Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.

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