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When it comes to energy, you get to choose your supplier and your plan. Direct Energy is a retail natural gas supplier in Indiana who can make it easy for you. Discover plans that fit your needs just right. Enter your ZIP code to see available offers in your area.

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Let’s find your energy match in Indiana

From the bustling streets of Indianapolis to the historic charm of Fort Wayne and everywhere in between, we proudly serve the Hoosier State’s energy needs with straightforward natural gas plans. No guesswork or head scratching. Just simple, direct energy. The way it should be. Enter your ZIP code above to get started.

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Exclusive Vivint savings 


Protect your whole home and your peace of mind with smart home security and automation solutions from Vivint. Eligible Direct Energy customers can enjoy exclusive savings on a new Vivint system. 

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Home protection plans 


Sooner or later, we all deal with common household repairs. From plumbing to appliances, we make it easy to prepare for the unexpected with home protection plans from NRG Protects. 

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Give $50. Get $50. Repeat. 

For every friend you refer who becomes a Direct Energy customer, you’ll both get a Direct Energy $50 Visa® Prepaid Card. There’s no limit to how many times you can refer and earn! 

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Better control over your usage 


Our simple online tools will help you monitor how much energy you use. With better insight into your usage, you can make smarter choices about managing it efficiently.

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Why Direct Energy?

With Direct Energy, you’ll get a straightforward approach to energy and home services. Through every step of your journey, we’re here with energy choices that put you in control.

Something for everyone

Choose from a variety of energy plans to find one that fits your needs. Not sure what you’re looking for? We’ll point you in the right direction.

Simple and direct

Count on us for straightforward energy plans and transparent pricing to make your energy experience a simple one.

A helping hand

We’re here for you during enrollment and throughout every step of your energy journey. Chat with us online or by phone to get the support you need.

Energy and beyond

Energy is just the beginning. Discover protection plans that cover common home repairs. Plus, get deals on home security and automation.

The big deal about energy choice

In Indiana, you get to choose which company supplies your natural gas. And that has its perks! Let’s explore more on energy choice.

Energy deregulation explained

In the old days, Indiana customers had little or no say in who powered their homes. People relied on a single utility company for natural gas. Then, energy deregulation, or energy choice, changed the game.

It puts the power in your hands by giving you the ability to choose your natural gas provider. Now, you aren’t stuck with limited options. You have the freedom to shop for the plans and rates that best fit your needs.

Energy choice has powerful benefits

Thanks to energy choice, retail energy companies (like us) compete for your business. A little healthy competition means you get to enjoy some great benefits! 

  • More plan options
  • Opportunity to shop for competitive rates
  • Extra products and services
  • A personalized energy experience

Here’s how energy choice works in Indiana

1. Producers

They generate electricity and natural gas and sell it to suppliers.

2. Suppliers

Suppliers like Direct Energy purchase energy to meet your needs and give you options your utility doesn't.

3. You

You get to choose your energy supplier and a plan that makes the most sense for you. 

4. Delivery

Your local utility company continues to deliver energy to your home and handle your bill. Direct Energy will be listed on your bill as your supplier.

Meet your Indiana utility company

After switching to Direct Energy, your local utility company still manages the flow of energy to your home and handles billing. Here is the major player in Indiana:



What kind of energy plan is right for you? 

When you’re shopping for natural gas plans in Indiana, energy choice means you’ll have lots of options to choose from. We have a little something for everyone, so it’s easy to find what you need. Here are a few plan types you might encounter:

Fixed-rate plans


With a fixed-rate plan, you’ll pay the same rate every month for the duration of your contract, even if prices increase. That means more predictable monthly bills, no surprise rate changes, and long-term price stability.

Renewable energy plans


Doing good for the planet can be as simple as choosing a renewable energy plan, where electricity is generated from renewable sources like wind and solar. If renewable energy plans are available in your area, you can use them to support renewable energy innovation, contributing to a cleaner and greener future for all.

Variable-rate plans


Craving more flexibility? With a variable-rate plan, the price you pay for electricity can go up or down from month to month. 

Plans with extras


Sometimes, you may come across an energy plan offering a little something extra. Be on the lookout for plans with special perks like an Amazon Prime membership — on us!

Shine on, Indiana!

Don’t let the Hoosier State’s humble beginnings fool you. Its origins as a frontier territory set the stage for its pivotal role in shaping American industry and innovation. From the steps of the state capital where you can explore Indiana’s role in the Civil War to the heart of basketball country where you can relive iconic moments from Hoosier hoops history, you better believe Indiana has a story to tell!

History and facts

  • So, where did that nickname come from? The origin of the term "Hoosier" remains uncertain. It's believed to have been used as a term for early settlers of Indiana, but its exact meaning is debated. 
  • Indiana is known as the "Birthplace of Basketball" because the sport was invented in the state. The first official basketball game was played in 1891 in Crawfordsville, Indiana. 
  • The Indianapolis 500, held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is the world's largest single-day sporting event. It has been held every year since 1911, except during World War I and World War II. 
  • Indiana is the "Popcorn Capital of the World," producing more than any other state in the U.S. Van Buren hosts an annual Popcorn Festival to celebrate the state's popcorn heritage. 
  • Northern Indiana is home to one of the largest Amish populations in the United States.  
  • Indiana is often called the "Crossroads of America" because it has more miles of Interstate Highway per square mile than any other state.  
  • Fairmount, Indiana, is the hometown of silver screen heartthrob James Dean. The town celebrates his legacy with the annual James Dean Festival, attracting fans from around the world. 
  • Some of the world's most significant dinosaur fossil discoveries have been made in Indiana.

Businesses and industry

  • Indiana has a strong manufacturing presence and is known as the "Manufacturing Belt" of the United States.  
  • Agriculture is a vital industry in Indiana, with the state being a leading producer of corn, soybeans and hogs. Indiana's fertile soil, favorable climate and modern farming techniques contribute to its agricultural success.  
  • Indiana is a major producer of coal and natural gas, supporting the state's energy needs and contributing to its economy. In recent years, Indiana has also seen growth in renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, as the state seeks to diversify its energy portfolio and reduce its environmental impact. 

Frequently asked questions

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It depends on your utility's timeframe to process requests to switch, but it usually takes up to 1-2 billing cycles.

We don’t charge enrollment fees. However, some utilities and suppliers may charge a switching fee when you sign up with a new supplier. Check with them for more information. 

Give us a call, email us or chat with us online through our website. We’re always happy to help. Check out our Contact Us page for detailed contact information. 

Direct Energy and your utility work together to provide services for your specific area. Direct Energy is a competitive electricity supplier. You can shop for your own energy plans with suppliers like us to find the right rate and plan for you.

Your local utility is responsible for delivering electricity to your home and reading your electricity meter. They are also responsible for sending your electricity bills. In some areas, your utility may also compete in the market, selling its own rates and plans to customers.  

In the event of a power outage, contact your local utility company. Their contact information is typically found on your electricity bill.

Yes! In select markets, customers can choose renewable energy plans that empower them to support environmentally friendly energy sources like wind or solar.

Opting for a renewable energy plan helps reduce carbon emissions and supports the development of sustainable energy sources, contributing to a cleaner and greener future.

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