Choose The Perfect Electric Plan in Portland, 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 over four million home and business customers every day, and Direct Energy will continue to lead energy innovation that makes a difference in people's lives. Although 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 sacrificing the care you'd expect from a hometown energy provider.

Track, understand and manage your electricity use with our simple tools. Understanding your energy usage has never been easier. Our insights will help you make advised decisions, reduce your energy use, and save money.

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 an ideal energy plan for you, think again!

With so much to do in the Lone Star State, like letting the kids cool down by running in the sprinklers, the last thing you want to do is spend time thinking about your electricity. You, your home and low, fixed Portland electric rates make the perfect triangle! Don't spend another hot and humid Portland summer worrying about your electricity. Direct Energy has the products and prices that are right for your home and your budget. We offer a wide range of plans, from the Echo Dot plan to a fixed rate, where you can lock in price stability for a specified period of time.

Our most popular 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: Sign up for a simple plan with a low fixed-rate electricity price that'll stay constant for a year!
  • Weekends on Command 24: Get free electricity between Friday at 6 p.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m., a great fixed-rate the rest of the week, and an Echo Dot just for signing up.1
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Competitive pricing and unmatched customer service are only a couple of the many perks that come with all of our plans. Once you've picked out your perfect plan, you can use our Online Account Manager to view your bills, check out exclusive offers, and track your usage. Simple as that! Want to be more energy-savvy and save on your electricity bill? We provide the knowledge and tools to help you accomplish your goal. We want you to use less energy. Yes, we mean it! Not only is it better for your wallet, but it's better for our planet. Let Direct Energy show you ways to reduce your energy use that are simple enough to incorporate into everyday life.

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

Our commitment is to provide our customers in the AEP Central area with the tools and resources they need to Live Brighter™. 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 Predictive Weather Overlay is a unique planning tool. It not only predicts upcoming temperatures, but mathematically estimates your future bill based on your historical usage measured against the predicted weather.

If you want to learn more about your energy use, you can head to Direct Energy's Learning Center and blog for access to considerable resources. Caring for your home and understanding and managing your energy use are serious business. From green living and home improvement tips to safety tips, Direct Energy is dedicated to helping you.

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. Direct Energy can help you take control of your energy use.

Sign up with Direct Energy and save.

Looking to switch your energy provider? Or maybe you need new service? You can trust us to make the process easy. With Direct Energy, you can enroll in paperless and Auto Pay options, track your energy usage, refer a friend and save, and more. Explore our different plans now. 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 monthly bill even easier.

There are a few things you can always count on, no matter which electricity plan you choose for your Portland home - like fixed rates and great customer service! Use our educational resources and energy insights tools, Direct Your Energy, to manage and understand your energy usage. With a goal of helping you spend less money on your electric bill, we separate ourselves from other electricity companies. By simply signing up for and participating in the Reduce Your Use Rewards program, you could get a 10% discount on your next bill! Live smarter by signing up for 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 November 27, 2018 when compared to other retail electric providers offers listed on the powertochoose.org website. Subject to change.


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