Exciting Electricity, Natural Gas, and Home Services

Sign up for Illinois electricity or natural gas with Direct Energy for innovative service and great rates, plus get reliable maintenance for your house through our Home Services.

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

Get a Nest Learning Thermostat™ (a $249 value)!

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 and 15% on cooling bills.

Earn Points with Plenti and Direct Energy

One Energy Choice.
PlentiSM of Rewards.

Receive 1,000 Plenti points when you sign up with Direct Energy - the only energy provider to be a part of Plenti. Terms apply.

Bundle Your Natural Gas and Electricity with Direct Energy

Two for the (Much Lower)
Price of One

Get better pricing on your home energy when you bundle your natural gas and electricity together. Everyone loves a great deal.

Get 24 Hours of FREE Electricity with Direct Energy

Get 24 Hours of FREE Power

Sign up for one of our Free Power Day plans for 24 hours of free electricity every week, on either Saturday or Sunday depending on the plan you choose. Save money and energy by doing all your high usage activities during those 24 hours!

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

You want an energy company you can rely upon, one that meets your needs in the 21st century. With Direct Energy, you have access to a wide range of plan types and innovative products to help you build the home of your dreams. Electricity, natural gas, home services, customer service acumen, and more can be yours!

Plans That Fit Your Life

Plans That Fit Your Life

You know what's best for your Illinois home. That's why we've devised a series of plans for both electricity and natural gas that put the power of energy choice in your hands. We have plenty of contract term length options to lock in your rate, including "Free Power Days," green plans, Dual Fuel, and the Comfort & Control Plans with Nest Learning Thermostat (a $249 value)!

Reliable Home Services

Don't Settle for Second-Best

Your home is your most valued investment. When it's time for 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 to take charge of your Direct Energy experience. Get efficiency tips, view your bill, explore special offers, and more with this great service.

  • 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.

  • With Direct Energy you get one stop shopping with our Dual Fuel plans. Sign up for natural gas and electricity service at the same time!

    Electricity + Natural Gas = More Savings

    Stop worrying about keeping track of your energy bills each month. With Dual Fuel, your electricity and natural gas charges will be on 1 bill, making payment and tracking a breeze!

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

    Get Educated

    Ever wanted to know more about the energy industry or how can be a more informed consumer? Head over to our Learning Center and bask in the glow of knowledge. Check out information on home improvement, green living, energy efficiency, weather preparedness, and more.

  • 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 1,000 Plenti points when you sign up with Direct Energy - and find out Plenti of ways to earn even more. Terms apply.

    Learn More Here
  • 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 their communities through our Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award. Through this award and our Reduce Your Use grants for nonprofit organizations, we hope to empower our communities to continue to strive for social change.

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

    Let's Get Social, Illinois!

    Join our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn communities. You'll get the latest industry news, updates for our customers, important weather information, and energy efficiency tips. Be on the lookout for special promotions and games on our page, too - there's always something fun going on. Welcome to our very social Direct Energy community!

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

    Your Power to Choose

    You've got energy options! And we're proud to be one of them. 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 only your utility company. Check out Direct Energy's variety of plans to find the right one for your home and budget!

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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. With Direct Energy's Military Savings plans, you'll enjoy an exclusive discount on electricity service for your home. It's our way of saying thanks for your service.

    View Military Plans

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