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Why Choose Direct Energy

Power Your Home

Power Your Home

Direct Energy has fixed-rate electricity plans that provide price security, innovative products to help you manage your energy usage, spectacular home services to help with repairs, and helpful customer care.

Plans That Fit Your Life

Plans That Fit Your Life

Stop paying PEPCO's variable rates today, and see what Direct Energy has to offer. You can lock in a competitive electricity rate for up to 3 years, giving you the energy security you deserve.

Safeguard Your Systems

Worry-Free Home Protection

With Direct Energy's Home Protection Plans, we'll maintain your home's essential systems to prevent problems before they occur. There's no need to panic, knowing that you're covered from unexpected breakdowns.

Energy-Saving Tips & More

Energy-Saving Tips & More

Visit our Learning Center for tips on how to save energy, care for your home, prepare your family for severe weather and more.

  • Learn tips on how you can can reduce your energy usage and make your home more efficient in our Learning Center


    We're honored to be a guest in your home, and it's our duty to make your home experience safe, friendly, and fun! Our Live Brighter blog lets us talk with you about home improvement, safety tips, recipes, and more.

  • Summer Energy Saving Tips

    Why is My Bill So High?

    Learn more about why your electricity bills are spiking and get energy saving tips to help you manage your usage.

  • Become a Better Energy Consumer and get educated on deregulation in Washington, DC

    So Long, Pepco DC!

    You have the power to choose your electricity company in D.C., so you can say goodbye to Pepco DC and prices that change with the seasons. Explore more about deregulation, and see why Direct Energy is the electricity choice for you.

  • It's easier than ever to have a connected home. Learn how Direct Energy is working to make your home a smart home.

    We're Making Your Home As Smart As You

    Direct Energy wants to connect you and your home in a smarter, more energy-efficient way. By focusing our efforts on innovation, we're able to bring you the tools to help you stay connected - whether you're sitting on your couch or you're halfway across the globe.

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  • Refer your friends and family to Direct Energy and earn a reward for you and your friend

    Refer Your Friends, Get Rewards

    Get opportunities to earn even more rewards when you're a customer with our Refer-A-Friend program! When you refer your friends to Direct Energy using your unique customer referral code, you'll both get rewarded. For each friend you refer, you'll get a $50 Direct Energy Visa® Prepaid Card, and so will they! That's $50 more a month for you to spend on other things you love. It's a win for everyone.

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  • Find Direct Energy on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn

    Let's Get Social, D.C.!

    Be sure to follow us on your favorite social media networks! Whether it's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, or LinkedIn, we want you to stay connected to us. Get the latest energy industry news, updates for our customers, important weather information, and more. Look for special promotions and games on our page, too – we've always got something fun up our sleeves.

    Get Social
  • Learn more about energy deregulation, energy savings tips, smart home information, and more in our learning center.

    Get Energy-Savvy

    We want you to have both the knowledge and the resources to make well-informed energy decisions. Take control of all things energy-related in your life by visiting our Learning Center to find articles, infographics, and tips on energy efficiency, home improvement, and deregulation.

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  • Direct Energy wants to thank all who serve our country with our special military discount for DC customers

    Enjoy a Special Military Discount

    As a small way to say thank you to those who have served or are serving in the military, we're offering those in the military community an exclusive discount on electricity! It's our way of saying thanks for all you do.

    View Military Plans

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