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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 Lights & Gas

Your Illinois Gas and Electric Company

Looking for a gas supplier in Illinois? We don't just want to be your energy company. We want to be a part of your everyday life with competitive electricity and 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 energy company in Illinois!

Reliable Home Services

Home Services You Can Count On

When it's time for home maintenance or repairs, you need knowledgeable and experienced electricians, plumbers and HVAC technicians. 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.

  • Build your smart home with Hive

    Your Smart Home Starts Here

    It's so easy to start building your smart home. Start with the Smart and Bright 24 plan and get the Hive Active Light™ Starter Pack at no cost to you.

  • 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, Illinois weather preparedness, and more.

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

    Energy Choice

    Variable rates from Ameren or ComEd 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.

  • 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 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!

    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 ComEd. 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 natural gas or electric 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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