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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 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 electric supplier to be a part of Plenti. Terms apply.

Save Time With Your Direct Energy Online Account Manager

Take Control with Your Online Account Manager

Your Online Account Manager is your all-access pass for your account information. Save time by viewing your bills, choosing rewards, and more completely online!

Entrust Your Home To Direct Energy's Home Services Professionals

Go with the Home Service Pros

Don't entrust your home's pipes, ducts or wiring to anyone but the best plumbers and electricians. Our experts provide reliable, professional heating and A/C services throughout Illinois.

Why Choose Direct Energy

More Than Just Lights

More Than Just Lights

You're a smart energy consumer, so you want an Chicago energy company that speaks your language. When you choose Direct Energy, you'll enjoy innovative plans for your Chicago electricity and natural gas needs - complete with options for green energy, engaging technology, and more.

Build Your Smart Home

Build Your Smart Home

Build your smart home with us! Our Comfort & Control plans put the power of the Nest Learning Thermostat in your hands. And since we're always rolling out new products and partnerships, we'll keep you on the cutting edge of energy technology.

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 Chicago to maintain your plumbing, wiring, a/c repair and more.

Customer Convenience

Customer Convenience

Managing your energy account information is easier than ever before with our Online Account Manager. You'll have access key information about your usage, billing, and more!

  • With one of Direct Energy's Dual Fuel plans, you have a one stop shop for your home's electricity and natural gas services.

    Electricity + Natural Gas = More Savings

    What exactly is Dual Fuel? It's everything you wanted for your utility bills. See all your charges each month on one bill to make paying those bills and tracking your usage easier than ever.

  • Is your Chicago air conditioner or heating system in need of repair? Let Direct Energy's HVAC services handle it!

    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 our electricity and natural gas plans in Chicago

    Energy Choice

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

  • 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.

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

    Let's Get Social, Chicago!

    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 Chicago, 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 Chicago, 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 Chicago 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, as well as rewards every 6 months just for being a customer.

    View Military Plans

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