Choose Your Perfect Electric Plan in Gardendale, 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 compete to earn the business of more than four million home and business 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 abandoning the dedication you'd expect from a local energy provider.

Direct Energy has an abundance of specialized offerings across the United States and Canada for you to choose from. Make smarter decisions, be more efficient, reduce your energy use and spend less with the insights we provide to you.

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!

10.7 ¢/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!

11.1 ¢/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.

11.5 ¢/kWh

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Power Balance 12

Pay a predictable monthly cost for your electricity for a full year.3

  • Get a consistent bill for 12 months without complex calculations3
  • Reliable customer support, convenient account management and more!

$145.00/Month

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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 energy plan is waiting for you!

There's more to life than worrying about your electric plan! In the Lone Star State, you could be spending your time hosting a crawfish boil. Lock in competitive electricity rates from Direct Energy today! We offer excellent customer service and as your Gardendale electric company, we're here to help power your home and make life easier! During the long and hot Gardendale summers, you shouldn't have to worry about your electricity bill. Direct Energy offers you peace of mind, with the products and prices that are right for your home and your budget. There is a wide assortment of plans available to you, from green energy to a fixed rate, which grants you a rate that won't change based on market conditions.

Our most sought-after electricity plans include:

  • Green Texas 12: Support green energy 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: Enjoy free electricity all weekend starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, every weekend for two whole years! Plus, you'll receive an Echo Dot for signing up.1
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No matter what plan you're on, you can count on competitive electricity rates and unmatched customer service, and those are just a couple of the benefits we offer. Once you've found your perfect plan, we make it convenient to manage your energy right from your computer or smartphone with our Online Account Manager. View your bills, refer your friends to receive a bill credit, and track your usage all in one place - wherever and whenever it's convenient. Get the most out of your dollar - browse through our Learning Center to learn some energy saving tips. At Direct Energy, we want to be more than just your energy company. We want to be there for you every day as a partner in your home. That's why we provide you with the knowledge and tools to help you become more energy-savvy, while creating a brighter home.

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Direct Energy is not your typical electricity supplier.

Why not choose the company that gives you the technology and tools to Use Less of What We Sell™ when you have the power to select your electricity provider? Direct Your Energy, a custom suite of energy usage insight tools, helps you see, understand, and manage how you use energy in your home. Receive a high-level view of your current energy usage. Does it seem like your energy usage is going up this month? Or have you been cutting back on the laundry, and noticing some savings?

Want to learn more about your energy use? Our Learning Center and blog can help, as they contain extensive resources. Direct Energy is committed to helping you take care of your home and understand and manage your energy use. Are you uncertain about how to keep your furnace running safely and efficiently? We have tips for that and more!

Don't settle for any standard 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.

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

Are you changing Gardendale electricity providers? Or maybe you need new service? You can trust us to make the process simple. And if you're trying to decide between Direct Energy and Reliant Energy, learning more about the benefits of being a Direct Energy customer will make your decision clear. It doesn't matter if you want the stability of a fixed rate or the freedom of a connected home bundle, we have the plan that suits your needs. Any plan can be managed in our easy-to-use Online Account Manager. There, you can sign up for options like Paperless Billing and Auto Pay to make paying your bill stress-free.

The same electricity plan is not the best for everyone, but all customers have some things they can count on - like fixed rates and great customer service! We empower you to make smarter, more informed choices with our energy insights tool, Direct Your Energy. Take a look at our educational resources to bump up your energy efficiency and save on your monthly bills. We are committed to helping you save money on your electric bill. In fact, we'll even reward you for using less with our Reduce Your Use Rewards! 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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