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Direct Energy Summary


With over 5 million residential customers, Direct Energy is one of the largest electricity, natural gas and home services providers in North America. They are also one of the largest commercial and industrial electricity with over 240,000 business electricity customers. Direct Energy offers a range of flexible plan options and smart energy products to meet your specific needs. Since being acquired by Centrica, plc In 2000, Direct Energy has grown to over 6,000 employees. Direct Energy supports organizations focused on improving the lives of children and donate to charities including Children Miracle Network Hospitals and Texas Children’s Hospital. In 2015, Direct Energy employees volunteered more than 9,500 hours. Direct Energy is dedicated to providing their customers the insight they need to make smarter electricity decisions and potentially save them money on their electric bill.


Direct Energy Rates


Direct Energy offers month to month plans and fixed rates plans to their residential and commercial customers. Contract length offerings include  3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33 and 36 month plans with free weekends available on some plans. The also offer discounts for signing up for paperless billing and auto-pay. 100% green energy options are also available.


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