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Valid for new residential customers only. Rates above reflect average usage of 2,000 kWh/month. Please see the Electricity Facts Label for other pricing information.

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What's In It for Me?

Energy choice means you can tailor your plan to your needs. Make sure to choose the plan that fits with your lifestyle and usage patterns.

Consider the Total Cost

The total cost of a plan has many factors, including your rate, usage and fees charged by your utility to deliver energy to your home.

What's Your Usage?

You can easily calculate your total energy cost by multiplying your usage by the rate. Check your past bills to see your historical usage.

Delivery Fees

Delivery fees are separate charges on your bill that come from your local utility to cover the cost of delivering energy to your home. Your utility may change these fees even if the energy rate from us is fixed.

What's Included in the Rate?

The rates above include your energy charge from Direct Energy, current delivery fees and other charges to cover the cost of energy delivery and service.

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Signing up is easy! Just select your electricity plan and go through the online enrollment process. We'll take care of the rest.

Frequently Asked Questions

The rate includes your energy price per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The rate also includes charges that help deliver energy to your home, such as the base charge and delivery charges from your Transmission and Distribution Utility. Some of these charges are fixed and others depend on your usage. You can find your energy price per kWh and other charges in your EFL.

When you sign up for an electricity plan, you'll be able to choose the day you start service. You will usually be able to start service within seven business days.

You can sign up by clicking the "Get Started" button above. If you're moving to a new address, just use the address of your new home to fill out your service address information. If you're switching from another electricity provider, we'll them know about your switch.

§§Flat bill rate applicable up to 2,000 kWh a month. See your terms of service for more information.

§Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. Provisioned smart meter required. Free power begins on Fridays at 6:00 PM and ends Sunday at 11:59 PM. Terms and Conditions apply.

†Green energy plans are supported 100% by Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that are purchased and retired in an amount sufficient to match your annual consumption. RECs are a tradeable, non-tangible energy commodity in the United States that represents proof that 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated from an eligible renewable energy resource like biomass, hydro, solar or wind. Please see your Terms of Service for more information.

††Direct Energy will donate $50 to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for each new customer who signs up for the Give Brighter plan between December 4, 2018 and December 31, 2019. The donation will be made by Direct Energy to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals who will distribute the donation to the consumer's local member hospital. Donations are not eligible for individual tax deductions by consumers.

^Offer valid for new residential customers in Texas only. Free nights last from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM. Provisioned smart meter required. Certain eligibility requirements, fees, taxes, terms and conditions apply. A base charge of $9.95 is included in the average price for this plan, as well as other recurring charges, excluding state and local sales taxes and Miscellaneous Gross Receipts Tax Reimbursement. This 12-month term fixed price will only vary if there are changes in TDU, regulatory fees or a law that requires new or modified costs outside of our control. If you cancel before end of term, there is a cancellation fee of $135. You may cancel without penalty if you move and provide a forwarding address at least 14 days prior to your move date. Please see the Electricity Facts Label for more information and other applicable fees for this plan.

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