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Make Direct Energy your Illinois electricity and natural gas company today! Enter your zip code below, and compare our rates to your local utility.

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Sign up for a Direct Energy Comfort & Control Plan and Get a Nest Learning Thermostat

Stay Cozy with Nest and Direct Energy

Sign up for one of our Comfort & Control Plans and enjoy a Nest Learning Thermostat™ at no additional charge (a $249 value). Teach Nest your schedule and you could save an average of 10-12% on heating bills, keeping you warm and saving you money.

Earn Points with Plenti and Direct Energy

One Energy Choice. PlentiSM of Rewards.

Receive 2,000 Plenti points when you sign up with Direct Energy - the only energy provider to be a part of Plenti. Then, take your rewards to great retailers like Macy's, Exxon, or Mobil! Terms apply.

Go Green with Direct Energy's Smart Source green energy plans.

Greener Living

Select our Smart Source green energy plans to reduce your carbon footprint and protect the future of our planet.

Trust Your Home To Direct Energy's Home Services Pros

Call the Home Service Pros

Don't entrust your home's pipes, ducts or wiring to anyone but the best. Turn to Direct Energy Services for highly-skilled experts in Illinois.

Why Choose Direct Energy

More Than Lights & Gas

More Than Just Lights & Gas

We don't just want to be your source for electricity and natural gas in Illinois. We want to be a part of your everyday life with innovative products and expert home services to keep your home well-connected. When you think of home, we want you to think Direct Energy.

Plans That Fit Your Life

Plans That Fit Your Life

We've got plans for both electricity and natural gas that put the power of energy choice in your hands. We have low, fixed rates and a variety of term lengths. You can even sign up for our Comfort and Control plans and receive a Nest Learning Thermostat at no cost (a $249 value).

Reliable Home Services

Home Services You Can Count On

When it's time for home maintenance or repairs, you need knowledgeable and experienced professionals. We've assembled a team of highly-trained home services experts in Illinois to maintain your plumbing, wiring, climate control and more.

Customer Convenience

Customer Convenience

Log into your Online Account Manager today, and take charge of your Direct Energy experience. Get efficiency tips, view your bill, explore special offers, and more.

  • Learn more about energy efficiency, green living, home improvement, energy deregulation, and more at Direct Energy's Learning Center

    Knowledge is Power

    Our Learning Center is your source for helpful tips on home improvement, green living, energy efficiency, weather preparedness, and more.

  • Learn more about our electricity and natural gas plans in Illinois

    Energy Choice

    Variable rates from Ameren or Commonwealth Edison are a thing of the past when you switch to Direct Energy. Get the electricity and natural gas you need in Illinois without pricing that changes with the seasons.

  • Let Direct Energy handle any issues you may have with your air conditioner or heating system thanks to our HVAC services!

    Discover Superior HVAC Services

    Direct Energy takes the uncertainty out of climate control maintenance with upfront pricing and clear, complete communication about the work your system needs.

  • Learn more about Plenti and Direct Energy.

    Direct Energy and
    Plenti℠: Everyday Essentials.

    You use energy in your home every day. How about a rewards program you can use every day? Say hello to Plenti. Plenti is a rewards program that lets you earn points at one place and use them at another, all with a single card.

    Receive 2,000 Plenti points when you sign up with Direct Energy - and find out Plenti of ways to earn even more. Terms apply.

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  • At Direct Energy, we believe in giving back through charity and community involvement

    Making A Difference in People's Lives

    Every year, we commit to support and recognize the people and organizations making a positive impact in Central Illinois through our Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award. Know a person or organization that fits the bill? Click below to find out how you can help get them recognized!

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

    Let's Get Social, Illinois!

    Be sure to follow us on our social platforms! Whether it's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn, you'll always stay informed with Direct Energy's latest happenings. Get the latest energy industry news, important weather information, and energy efficiency tips. Be on the lookout for special promotions and games on our pages, too!

    Get Social
  • Thanks to energy deregulation in Illinois, customers have more options and can shop around for their energy provider

    Your Power to Choose

    Thanks to deregulation in Illinois, you're able to shop around for the perfect natural gas and electricity plans for you, instead of being limited to Ameren or Commonwealth Edison. What exactly is deregulation, you ask? Click below to find out.

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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 prepaid Visa gift 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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  • Direct Energy wants to thank all who serve our country with our special military discount for Illinois customers

    Get Special Military Offers

    We're honored to service the homes of the men and women in our military communities. Enjoy an exclusive discount on electricity service for your Illinois home with our special military plans. It's our way of saying thanks for your service.

    View Military Plans

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