Tag: Houston

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Direct Energy Buzz August 16 Edition

It’s Friday already? How did that happen? We’ve been busy bees this week! It’s nearing the end of the summer, how is your freezer doing? Check out our blog post from Monday for some ways to make your freezer a little greener. On Tuesday, we launched our new Volunteer Citizen of the Year award website. […]

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Giving Back with the Houston Dynamo

We LOVE our partnership with the Houston Dynamo! Why? Well, we’re huge soccer fans, of course, but we also enjoy the opportunity to give back to the Houston community through Dynamo Charities. We’ve got some great events coming up that all lead up to Direct Energy night on Saturday, Aug. 17. This weekend, Aug. 10 and […]

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Direct Energy to Acquire Bounce Energy

We have exciting news! Early this morning we announced the recent agreement of the acquisition of Bounce Energy, a privately-held retail electricity provider based in Houston, for $46 million in cash plus additional working capital. The acquisition of Bounce Energy makes our residential business even stronger! Here’s some background on Bounce Energy: The company provides […]

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Direct Energy President and CEO Badar Khan Joins Energy Leaders on Panel

On May 23, Direct Energy’s President and CEO Badar Khan was featured as one of the guest speakers in the Houston Business Journal‘s annual energy forum, “A Conversation with Houston’s Energy Leaders,”  held at Houston’s Hotel ZaZa Hotel and was the only speaker representing the retail electricity industry. The panel discussed the current energy boom, […]

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Houston Employee Sends Help to Hurricane Sandy Survivors

As a child, Direct Energy employee Leah Barton loved visiting New York City, marveling at the hustle and bustle and densely-packed skyscrapers.  After Hurricane Sandy hit, Barton was struck by news of high-rises still without power and heat.  Seniors, children, single moms, and those least able to cope with disaster were trapped on high floors […]