We work hard for more than four million home and business customers across the United States and Canada, striving to earn their trust every day. Even though we're among the biggest residential energy retailers in North America, our headquarters are in Texas, making us one of your friendly neighborhood electric companies. We provide big-business know-how without giving up the care you'd expect from a hometown energy provider.
Understanding your energy usage has never been simpler. Our insights will help you make adept decisions, reduce your energy use, and save money. We offer you simple solutions to track, understand and control the electricity you use.
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.
In the Lone Star State, there are so many things to do besides thinking about your electricity, like canoeing down the river! Columbus, you may be a city full of historic buildings but we are an electric company full of historic energy prices! Choose Direct Energy for affordable electricity and awesome customer service. Don't spend another hot, humid Columbus summer stressing about your electricity. Direct Energy has you covered, with the products and prices that are right for your home and your budget. There is a wide variety of plans available to you, from the Echo Dot plan to a fixed rate, which gives you a rate that will not change with the seasons.
You can count on competitive pricing and exceptional customer service with all of our plans, and those are just a couple of the benefits we offer. Once you've signed up for your perfect plan, you can use our Online Account Manager to view your bills, check out exclusive offers, and more. Simple as that! You can even do it right from your computer or smartphone! We want you to lower your energy consumption. It's better for your wallet and our planet. Let Direct Energy show you ways to reduce your energy usage that are simple enough to incorporate into your daily life. Want to be more energy-savvy and spend less on your electricity bill? We have the knowledge and tools to help you accomplish your goal.
Are you on a mission to Live Brighter? Guess what! We're committed to helping you do just that. We offer our customers in the AEP Central area the resources and tools they need. Direct Your Energy, our easy-to-navigate energy usage insights tool, analyzes your energy usage, helping you make knowledgeable decisions that can encourage you to use less. Usage Anomaly Alerts, an alert message feature for abnormal usage patterns, are triggered when your actual usage is considerably different than what would have been predicted given weather conditions and your historical usage patterns.
Copious resources are at your disposal! Just head to our Learning Center or blog. Understanding and managing your energy use and caring for your home are serious business. From energy savings and home improvement tips to storm preparedness, Direct Energy is dedicated to helping you.
You and your Columbus home need an energy company dedicated to you, not some average run-of-the-mill provider. Direct Energy can help you take control of your Texas electricity bills.
Are you switching Columbus electricity providers? Or maybe you need new service? We make it simple. And if you're trying to decide between Direct Energy and Green Mountain Energy, learning more about the perks of signing up with Direct Energy will make your decision crystal clear. We have a plan for everyone, from the freedom of a connected home bundle to the stability of a fixed rate and everything in between. We even make paying your monthly bill stress-free with options like Paperless Billing and Auto Pay, all managed in our easy-to-use Online Account Manager!
There are a few things you can always count on, no matter which electricity plan you choose for your Columbus home - like great customer service and an active social media community! 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. Believe it or not, if you sign up for the Reduce Your Use Rewards program and reduce your energy use at specified times, you'll receive a 10% discount on your next bill! 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.
7Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. Provisioned smart meter required. Certain eligibility requirements, fees, taxes, terms and conditions apply. A base charge of $9.95 is included in the average price for this plan, as well as other recurring charges, excluding state and local sales taxes and Miscellaneous Gross Receipts Tax Reimbursement. This 12-month term fixed price will only vary if there are changes in TDU, regulatory fees or a law that requires new or modified costs outside of our control. If you cancel before end of term, there is a cancellation fee of $135. You may cancel without penalty if you move and provide a forwarding address at least 14 days prior to your move date. Please see the Electricity Facts Label for more information and other applicable fees for this plan. Most free hours electricity claim as of January 17, 2019 when compared to other retail electric providers offers listed on the powertochoose.org website. Subject to change.