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Solar, Renewables, Nest, and More with the July 2015 Direct Energy Buzz

It’s time for the July installment of the Direct Energy Buzz! We’re going to catch you up on what’s been happening at Direct Energy specifically and around the energy sector in general. Today, we want to discuss solar panel installation, green energy, Nest’s new software upgrades, summer cooling tips, and hurricane preparedness. Energy News Thinking about switching to […]

France’s New Environmental Legislation: What It Means for the US

France’s New Environmental Legislation: What It Means for the US

A new French law requires that all new buildings in commercial zones must be partially covered (50%) with either solar panels, or plants. The benefits are obvious. Solar panels generate electricity, plus roof-mounted panels also provide shading and help deflect the radiant heat. Plants provide cooling through shade and extra insulation, as well as preventing […]

Let the Sun Shine: Introducing Direct Energy Solar

Let the Sun Shine: Introducing Direct Energy Solar

Green is the new black, and it’s more than a trend, it’s a lifestyle. As energy generation has evolved, Direct Energy is proud to embrace alternative energy sources that can make a difference in people’s lives and our planet. In July 2014, Direct Energy acquired Astrum Solar, and today, we unveil a makeover: meet Direct […]

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Direct Energy Celebrates 1st Solar Customer – BJ’s Wholesale Club

Direct Energy Business prides itself on “Making Businesses Better,” and that’s just what its recent partnership with SolarCity aims to do. In Fall 2013, Direct Energy and SolarCity created a dedicated investment fund capable of financing up to $124 million in solar projects for Direct Energy’s commercial and industrial customers. The result? Direct Energy had […]

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! Note, we do mean pi and not pie, although today does give us a pretty good excuse to indulge in some tasty treats. In addition to celebrating the number 3.14, we’re also celebrating Albert Einstein’s birthday. The physicist that gave us E = MC², the equation for ENERGY, was born on March […]