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Why Choose Direct Energy

More Than Lights & Gas

Your Illinois Gas and Electric Company

Looking for a gas supplier or power company in Illinois? We don't just want to be your energy provider, we want to be a part of your everyday life with competitive electricity & natural gas rates 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 Illinois gas and electric plans that put the power of energy choice in your hands. We have low, fixed electricity rates and a variety of term lengths. Make Direct Energy your Illinois energy company!

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.

Energy-Saving Tips & More

Energy-Saving Tips & More

Visit our Learning Center for tips on how to save energy, care for your home, prepare your family for severe weather and more.

  • Echo Dot and Direct Energy

    Two Years of Energy + Echo Dot

    Get an Echo Dot when you sign up for Power on Command 24, and manage your energy usage with the power of your voice!

  • Summer Energy Saving Tips

    Stay Safe During Winter Storms

    Our prep and safety tips ensure you'll stay safe and warm when winter weather rages outside.

  • Summer Energy Saving Tips

    Why is My Bill So High?

    Learn more about why your electricity bills are spiking and get energy saving tips to help you manage your usage.

  • 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 making a difference in the community? 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!

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  • 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 ComEd. What exactly is deregulation and how does it affect your choice in IL power suppliers, 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 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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  • 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 natural gas or electric service for your Illinois home with our special military plans. It's our way of saying thanks for your service.

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