Reliant Energy announces its Beat the Heat Centers across Texas for the cities of Houston, Dallas, and Corpus Christi. Out of the 11 FREE air-conditioned locations identified across the state, seven (7) are identified within Houston – one of the centers being the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center, 3810 West Fuqua St.

The Reliant Beat the Heat Centers are available to all residents, and energy assistance is available to qualifying, low-income Reliant customers. The Beat the Heat Centers are open now until October 4th. In addition to air-conditioned spaces, the centers will offer adult and youth activities and snacks. This is the 8th consecutive year Reliant has supported centers in Houston.

The Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information on the Beat the Heat Centers, including free transportation, call the multi-service center at 713-433-2720.

In addition to the Beat the Heat Centers, other summer assistance programs are available to qualified low-income residential customers including nearly $800,000 to assist seniors and low-income residential customers pay their electricity bills through CARE (Community Assistance from Reliant Energy), deposit installment plans, payment extensions and deferred payment plans. For more information on any of these programs, Reliant customers can call 1-866-RELIANT. Connect with Reliant on Facebook click here and on Twitter.