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

Direct Energy has already earned the business of more than four million home and business customers across the United States and Canada. It's time you find out why. Even though we're one of 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 support you'd expect from a small-town energy provider.

Understand your energy usage like never before with our insights, which will help you make adept decisions, reduce your energy use, and spend less. No matter your need, Direct Energy is a resource you can rely on, with specialized offerings across North America.

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!

There's more to life than worrying about your electric plan! In the Lone Star State, you could be spending your time experiencing living history at George Ranch Historical Park. Choose Direct Energy for low, fixed Richmond electric rates! During the hot and humid Richmond summers, you shouldn't have to worry about your electricity bill. Direct Energy offers you peace of mind with our many plans built to meet the needs of your home and family. There is a wide range of plans available to you, from green energy to a fixed rate, which protects your rates when the seasons change and prices potentially spike up.

We have a plan to fit everyone's needs. Take a look at some of our most in-demand 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: 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 two years of free electricity every weekend plus an Echo Dot when you sign up.1
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You can count on competitive pricing and exceptional customer service with all of our plans, but those aren't the only perks to look forward to. Once you've found 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! You can even do it right from your computer or smartphone! Save the money in your wallet, and our planet, by visiting our Learning Center. There, you can learn some ways to lessen the amount of energy you use. We provide the knowledge and tools to help you make better energy decisions and save money every month on your electricity bills.

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Direct Energy is not your average electricity supplier.

We want you to Live Brighter™. That means supplying our customers in the Centerpoint area with the tools and resources to do just that. We all use energy, but it's a mysterious commodity. How does our usage convert into what we pay? Direct Your Energy can clarify this relationship. Our useful Energy Insights Chart reflects how much energy your HVAC, fridge, appliances, and more actually used - really! We go beyond the view of your itemized usage to also show you what that usage cost you. Finally, you can make sense of your energy charges.

Want to learn more about your energy use? Our Learning Center and blog can help, as they have copious tools. We have tips that range from energy savings and home improvement to storm preparedness. With Direct Energy's commitment to our customers, you can learn to better take care of your home and understand and manage your energy use.

You and your Richmond home need an energy company that is dedicated to you, not some average run-of-the-mill provider. Direct Energy can help you take control of your energy use.

Sign up with Direct Energy and save.

If you've been researching TXU Energy, or other electricity providers such as Reliant Energy or Green Mountain Energy, look no further. Trust Direct Energy to make the process simple, whether you need new service or you're changing Richmond electricity providers. We have a plan for everyone, from the stability of a fixed rate to the freedom of a connected home bundle and everything in between. Then, sign up for Paperless Billing and Auto Pay to make paying your bill stress-free. It can all be done by logging into your account!

No matter which electricity plan you choose for your Richmond 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. Access our library of resources to bump up your energy efficiency and save on your monthly bills. We aren't the same as all the other electricity companies. We are committed to helping you spend less money. By simply signing up for and participating in the Reduce Your Use Rewards program, you could get a 10% discount on your next bill! Sign up for Direct Energy today and start living smarter.

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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