Choose The Right Electric Plan in Austin, Texas!

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

We work hard to earn the business of over four million customers every day, and 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 personal touch you'd expect from a neighborhood energy provider.

Our simple tools will help you track, understand and manage the electricity you use. Direct Energy is your dependable go-to resource, no matter what you need. We have plenty of specially-designed offerings across North America.

Live Brighter 36

Avoid price fluctuations with a competitive fixed rate that won't change for your next 36 bills.

  • Lock in a competitive fixed electricity rate for 36 months.
  • Reliable customer support, rewards and more!

11.1 ¢/kWh

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Live Brighter 12

Get a fixed energy rate that's locked in for an entire year.

  • 12-month contract with a rate that won't change with the seasons.
  • Reliable customer support, rewards and more!

11.5 ¢/kWh

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Weekends on Command 24

Free electricity every weekend for 24 months + Echo Dot!1

  • Free power from 6:00 PM Friday-11:59 PM Sunday!
  • Get an Echo Dot at no cost to you when you sign up.1 Manage your account, pay your bill and more, just with your voice!
  • Get a low, fixed Texas electricity rate the rest of the week.

12.0 ¢/kWh

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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.

The ideal Austin energy plan is waiting for you!

Given the variety of things to do in the Live Music Capital of the World, like kayaking on Lady Bird Lake, the last thing you want to do is waste time thinking about your electricity. We want to "Keep Austin Weird" with our out-of-this-world electric rates! Make Direct Energy your trusted ATX electricity company. Direct Energy eases your mind during the icy Austin winters. 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. We offer a wide assortment of plans, from green energy to a fixed rate, which offers you a rate that will not change every billing cycle.

We have a plan to fit everyone's needs. Take a look at some of our most popular electricity plans:

  • 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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You can count on competitive electricity rates and outstanding customer service with all of our plans, and those are just a couple of the perks we offer. Once you've fallen in love with your perfect plan, you can use our Online Account Manager to view your bills, refer a friend, and track your usage. It's that easy! You can even do it from any device! Learn some cost-cutting tips about energy in Texas by visiting our Learning Center. We provide the knowledge and tools to help you become more energy-savvy and save on your electricity bill.

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Direct Energy is not your typical electricity supplier in Austin, Texas.

We're here to help consumers Live Brighter™ by offering customers in the AEP North area the resources and tools to do just that. Energy can be a mysterious commodity. We all use it, yet it's not often clear as to how our usage converts into what we pay. Direct Your Energy can clarify this relationship. The Heat Map Calendar displays how much energy is used each calendar day so you can determine what may have contributed to a high or low day, and adjust your future usage accordingly.

Want to learn more about your energy use? Our Learning Center and blog can help, as they have copious resources. Direct Energy is dedicated to helping you understand and manage your energy use and take care of your home. Be aware of the common facts and myths about LED lights. We have that information for you and more!

Don't settle for what's standard. Choose an electricity company in your town that's dedicated to you and your home's needs. Direct Energy can help you take control of your energy use.

Save when you sign up for Direct Energy.

Are you switching Austin electricity providers? Or maybe you need new service? You can trust Direct Energy to make the process stress-free, so if you've been researching TXU Energy, or other electricity providers such as Reliant Energy or Green Mountain Energy, look no further. It doesn't matter if you want the freedom of a connected home bundle or the stability of a fixed rate, we have the electricity plan that suits your needs. Then, sign up for Auto Pay and Paperless Billing to make paying your bill stress-free. It can all be done from our easy-to-use Online Account Manager!

No matter which electricity plan you choose for your Austin home, you can count on fixed rates and great customer service. Take advantage of our advanced technology and energy insights tool, Direct Your Energy, to manage and understand your energy usage. Take a look at our library of resources to increase your energy efficiency and save on your monthly bills. We aren't the same as all the other Silicon Hills electricity companies. We strive to help you spend less money. You could get a 10% discount on your next bill, just by signing up for and participating in the Reduce Your Use Rewards program! Live smarter by getting started with Direct Energy 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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