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Why Choose Direct Energy

Refer a Friend

Save on your electric bill and help your friends do the same! When you refer your friends to Direct Energy, you'll both get a $50 VISA® prepaid card when they sign up with us.

Free Power

Free yourself from worry about your electricity bill with free power. Our free nights plan and free weekends plan help you save money when you're home cooking, doing laundry or binge-watching.

Track Your Usage

Our electricity usage insights tool shows you how much electricity you're using each month so you can anticipate your high-usage months.

Electricity Plans

We offer a range of electricity plans so you can find the perfect one for your home and lifestyle. Enter your zip code to see available plans in your area.

Two Years of Electricity + Echo Dot

Get protection from price spikes for two years plus an Echo Dot when you sign up with Power on Command 24. Use the Direct Energy Alexa skill to manage your account and usage with the power of your voice! Just say "Alexa, ask Direct Energy…"

Free Electricity Every Night + Echo Dot from Direct Energy
How do I sign up for a plan

How Do I Shop for Electricity?

Learn more about how you can shop for electricity to find the best plan for you. Explore common billing terms, how to read plan documents, how to sign up and more.

Refer Your Friends, Get Rewards

Get opportunities to earn even more rewards 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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manage your usage and save

Manage Your Usage and Save

As a Direct Energy customer, you'll have access to our electricity usage insights tool that shows you how much electricity you're using each month so you can anticipate your high-usage periods.

Electricity Rates for Washington, D.C.

We have a variety of electricity rates and plans so you can find the best one for your home.

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Plan Name Region Plan Term Rate
Live Brighter 16 PEPCO DC 16 months 7.59 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 12 PEPCO DC 12 months 7.59 cents/kWh
Live Brighter 36 PEPCO DC 36 months 7.99 cents/kWh
Live Brighter™ 18 PEPCO DC 18 months 7.69 cents/kWh
Go Green Lights 24 PEPCO DC 24 months 8.29 cents/kWh
Power on Command 24 PEPCO DC 24 months 8.19 cents/kWh
Free Power Nights 12 PEPCO DC 12 months 9.49 cents/kWh
Free Power Weekends 12 PEPCO DC 12 months 7.99 cents/kWh

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