Get Your Perfect Electric Plan in Athens, Texas!

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Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation by bringing energy, data, and technology together for your Texas home.

As we work hard to earn the business of more than four million customers every day, Direct Energy will continue to lead energy innovation through connected experiences that make a difference in people's lives. Don't worry about our size. We may be one of the largest residential energy retailers in North America, but we provide big-business know-how without sacrificing the dedication you'd expect from a hometown energy provider.

Direct Energy is a resource you can rely on, no matter what you need. We have an abundance of specially-designed offerings across North America for you to choose from. Feel empowered to track, understand and manage the electricity you use with our simple tools.

Valid for new residential customers only. Rates above reflect average usage of 2,000 kWh/month. Please see the Electricity Facts Label for other pricing information.

If you didn't think there was a perfect energy plan for you, think again!

Why spend time thinking about your electricity, when you could be enjoying a glass of wine from a local winery? Athens may be the "Home of the Hamburger" but Direct Energy has something to bring to the table too - take a look at our affordable and reliable electric rates! Direct Energy offers you peace of mind during the scorching Athens summers. We have the products and prices that are right for your home and your budget because you shouldn't have to worry about your electricity bill. There is a wide array of plans available to you, from the Echo Dot plan to a fixed rate, which offers you a rate that will not change every billing cycle.

Our most in-demand electricity plans include:

  • Green Texas 12: Reduce your carbon footprint with a fixed-rate electricity plan that fuels your home with 100% renewable energy for one year!
  • Live Brighter 12: Plug in to our standard fixed-rate electricity plan for a year of savings, rewards and more!
  • Weekends on Command 24: Choose two years of free electricity all weekend, every weekend from 6 p.m. on Friday to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday. You'll even receive an Echo Dot for signing up!1
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The benefits that come with all of our plans extend beyond competitive electricity rates and superior customer service. The Online Account Manager is your all-access pass to your account. Log in to view your bills, refer a friend, and more! Whatever your energy needs are, we provide the knowledge and tools to help you become more energy-savvy and spend less on your electricity bill. Head to our Learning Center to learn about energy in Texas and get energy efficiency tips to help you get the most out of your dollar.

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Direct Energy is not your average electricity supplier in Athens, Texas.

We're here to help consumers Use Less of What We Sell™ by supplying customers in the Oncor area with the resources and tools to do just that. Direct Your Energy, our easy-to-navigate energy usage insights resource, evaluates your energy usage, helping you make knowledgeable choices and use less. Not only will you see your daily energy use, but it will be broken out at the appliance level to offer you an even deeper dive into your energy use!

Want to learn more about your energy use? Head to our Learning Center to access the comprehensive tools that are at your disposal. Direct Energy is dedicated to helping you understand and manage your energy use and take care of your home. Did you know that LED lighting uses up to 75 percent less energy than traditional bulbs? It's true! Learn even more by visiting our online resources.

Don't settle for any typical electricity company when you can have one that goes above-and-beyond and is dedicated to you and your home's needs. Take control of your Texas electricity bills every month by making Direct Energy your energy provider today.

See how much you can save when you sign up for Direct Energy.

Are you changing Athens electricity providers? Or maybe you need new service? We make it simple. And if you're trying to decide between Direct Energy and Reliant Energy, learning more about the pluses of signing up with Direct Energy will make your decision clear. Looking for a plan with the stability of a fixed rate? Or maybe you like the freedom of a connected home bundle. No matter what your ideal electricity plan looks like, we have the one for you. We even make paying your bill stress-free with options like Paperless Billing and Auto Pay, all managed in our easy-to-use Online Account Manager!

No matter which electricity plan you choose for your Athens home, you can count on fixed rates and great customer service. Take advantage of Direct Your Energy, our insightful usage tool that analyzes your energy usage and helps you use less and save more. Unlike other electricity companies, we are committed to helping you save money on your electric bill. In fact, with Reduce Your Use Rewards, Direct Energy is rewarding customers for consuming less electricity on particular days! Direct Energy has everything you need to live smarter, so don't waste any time. Sign up today!

1Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. Provisioned smart meter required. Free power begins on Fridays at 6:00 PM and ends Sunday at 11:59 PM. To utilize all features of the Echo Dot, you will need an 'always on' Wi-Fi internet service. If you cancel your plan early there's a fee of $135. You cannot return your Echo Dot to avoid the early cancellation fee. Terms and Conditions apply. All Amazon trademarks and copyrights are property of Amazon.com or its affiliates. The Echo Dot is provided by Direct Energy, Amazon is not a sponsor of this energy plan offer.
2Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. To utilize all features of the Echo Dot, you will need an 'always on' Wi-Fi internet service. If you cancel your plan early there's a fee of $135. You cannot return your Echo Dot to avoid the early cancellation fee. Terms and Conditions apply. All Amazon trademarks and copyrights are property of Amazon.com or its affiliates. The Echo Dot is provided by Direct Energy, Amazon is not a sponsor of this energy plan offer.
3Flat bill rate applicable up to 2,000 kWh a month. See your terms of service for more information.
4Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. Provisioned smart meter required. Free power begins on Fridays at 6:00 PM and ends Sunday at 11:59 PM. Terms and Conditions apply.
5Green energy plans are supported 100% by Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that are purchased and retired in an amount sufficient to match your annual consumption. RECs are a tradeable, non-tangible energy commodity in the United States that represents proof that 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated from an eligible renewable energy resource like biomass, hydro, solar or wind. Please see your Terms of Service for more information.


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