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Rate based on 2,000 kWh*

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What to Expect from This Plan

Variable Rate

Take advantage of market prices and pay the going energy rate each month.


Skip the contract for a commitment-free plan.

No Early Termination Fee

Cancel your plan at any time.

Contract-Free Flexibility

Track Your Usage and Save

Our energy usage insights tools help you understand and manage how you use energy in your home. View your usage by week, month or year, or get a breakdown by appliance so you can see exactly where you could use less and save.

Refer Your Friends

Refer your friends and get rewarded! Each time you refer a friend to Direct Energy, you'll both get a $50 bill credit when they sign up. Easily share your referral code through email or social media right from your online account.

Mobile Wallet

Add Direct Energy Mobile Wallet to Apple Wallet or Google Pay to access your account, pay your bill and more right from your phone.

Plan Documents

Electricity Facts Label

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An Electricity Facts Label (EFL) is required by the Public Utility Commission of Texas as a means of providing the details of electricity plans sold in the state. On an EFL, you'll find the term length, electricity price, whether there is an early termination fee, the rate type and other vital plan information.

What is this price chart?

On each plan's EFL, you will see a chart that lists the average price for usage of 500, 1,000 and 2,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usage. The best way to use this chart is to compare your average usage from previous bills to the amounts listed in the chart.

Why does the rate in the chart change based on usage?

The average rates inside the chart include your energy charge, charges from your local Transmission and Distribution Utility (TDU) to cover the cost of delivering electricity to your home and charges to cover the cost of providing service. The prices listed inside the chart account for both per-kWh charges and fixed monthly charges, which means the more you use, the less your average rate will be.

Your Rights as a Customer

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The Public Utility Commission enforces several rules to protect Texas electricity customers, which are outlined in Your Rights as a Customer (YRAC). This document details the rights you have as an electricity customer with any provider in Texas.

Terms of Service

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The Terms of Service outlines the full terms of a contract agreement with Direct Energy. It gives more detailed information on billing, payment, plan options and other considerations. The terms of service document is the same for all plans of the same rate type with Direct Energy. In other words, you'll see one document for all fixed-rate plans and another for all variable-rate plans.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This plan is a variable-rate plan. Variable-rate plans offer an energy price per kilowatt-hour (kWh) that will change based on the market price of energy, allowing you to take advantage of seasonal price drops.

The rate includes your energy price per kilowatt-hour (kWh), which varies based on the market price of electricity. 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.

Yes. When you sign up for a variable-rate plan, the price you pay per kilowatt-hour for your electricity will fluctuate with the market price. This allows you to take advantage of lower prices during seasons when energy usually costs less. However, you may pay a higher price during peak usage times of the year.

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 "Select Plan" 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.

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