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  • Refer-A-Friend

  • Direct Your Energy Insights Tool

    • What is Direct Your Energy?

      Direct Your Energy is a new resource for Direct Energy customers that shares easy-to-navigate tools that depict and analyze your energy usage. Designed to empower you to make more informed decisions about your energy use, each...

    • Where can I find Direct Your Energy?

      Direct Your Energy is a dashboard located within your Our Account Manager (OAM). When you log into your OAM account, you will have the option to see the dashboard and review your usage for valuable insights into your bill.

    • What will I find on the Direct Your Energy Dashboard?

      Through a variety of tools, Direct Your Energy will share how much energy you have used within your current and past billing periods, and what that usage cost you. The tools include: A dynamic graphical overview of your...

    • How do I access Direct Your Energy?

      Go to DirectEnergy.com and log into your Online Account Manager. Hover over Usage and Insights in the top navigation bar and click on Direct Your Energy.

    • How can Direct Your Energy benefit me?

      Knowledge is power, and Direct Your Energy will empower you to become a smarter, more thoughtful consumer. You are no longer helpless when it comes to deciphering your energy bill – thanks to Direct Your Energy, you'll better...

  • Echo Dot

    • What are some utterances and intents I get with the Direct Energy Skill?

      Intents and Utterances {date} – Means a time lapse defined as one of the following: {month} – Means the name of a month (E.g.: September). A specific day: January 15th, 2017 A specific month: March 2018 A specific...

    • What phrases does Alexa recognize?

      Billing Balance What's my balance? How much I owe? Bill due date What do I still owe? Bill {date} bill How much was my last bill? How much was my bill for {date} My last bill General Others Help About...

    • Who is Alexa and what is an Alexa skill?

      Alexa is Amazon's voice service, accessed through the Echo Dot. Alexa skills are voice-driven capabilities that work like apps. You can enable and disable skills, using the Alexa app or a web browser, in the same way that you...

    • What is an Echo Dot?

      Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, read audiobooks from Audible,...

    • How do I set up the Direct Energy skill?

      To set up the Direct Energy skill you will need to download the Alexa App, create a Direct Energy Account and add the Direct Energy Skill. For more information on setup please visit: www.directenergy.com/alexa-skills. There is...

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  • Direct Energy Products and Services

    • What is the advantage of a fixed-rate energy plan?

      When you sign up for a fixed-rate plan, you are locked in a specific rate for the length of the contract term. This rate is based on what Direct Energy thinks the market will behave like over the length of the contract term; and...

    • What kinds of plans are available from Direct Energy?

      At Direct Energy, we believe in providing customers with energy choice. Therefore, we offer many plans to meet the needs of your home and family. This includes fixed-rate plans, variable-rate plans, plans with 100% renewable energy,...

    • Does Direct Energy offer a Military Discount?

      Yes. Get a rate reserved for members of the military community from one of the largest, most trusted energy companies in the country. Choose from electricity plans, natural gas plans, or both depending on your area. We offer a...

    • What is the Peak Savings Plan?

      Our Peak Savings plan offers you the chance to pay one fixed rate when energy usage cycles are high and a reduced fixed rate when energy usage cycles are lower. During busy afternoon and evening hours, when everyone is using...

    • What is a Rate Plan Summary?

      A Rate Plan Summary provides a summary of the plan details, including the rate, included fees and any other important facts that you should know about before you sign up. Depending on where you live, it may also be referred to...

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