Connect to Control 24

  • Make your home smarter by controlling lights and appliances
  • Works with Amazon Alexa
  • 24 months of fixed rate Texas electricity for your home*
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Why Choose Connect to Control?

You'll get a Hive Starter Pack* with your order to create the perfect smart home. Hive smart home services help you connect to your home from virtually anywhere. Adjust your lighting and appliances from wherever you are.

A Smarter Home

Make your home smarter by controlling your lights and appliances with the Hive Starter Pack. You'll receive two Hive Active Lights, one Hive Active Plug, and two Hive Window or Door Sensors.

Fixed Rate

Locking in your Texas electricity rate with provides security and protection against possible price spikes.

Great Customer Service

See the difference with Direct Energy's customer service. Whether by phone, email, or social media, we're here to help you when you need us, for any questions or concerns.

Track your Energy Usage

With Direct Your Energy, Texas customers get breakdowns by appliance, by day, and more. There's no hidden costs, so you know how you can save more money — and energy! — in the future.

Online Account Manager

The Online Account Manager is your all-access pass to your account. See your bills, manage your rewards, transfer your service, and much more.

Paperless Billing

Save the trees! Sign up for paperless billing and conveniently view all of your current and past bills online and on the go, from anywhere. The trees thank you!

Reduce Your Use Rewards

When you participate in Reduce Your Use Rewards, you'll have the opportunity to get 10% off your bill when you lower your energy usage during peak times.

Reliable, Secure Service

Direct Energy is a Texas electric supplier that you can trust to power your home. We offer reliable energy with no early termination fees and a secure customer experience.

To learn more about Hive products and how you can start building your connected home, please visit our FAQs.

*Offer valid for new residential customers only. You'll get a confirmation email to validate your order shortly after the start of your plan. Once you have confirmed your Hive order, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of your Hive products. Hive products require broadband and the Hive app, which can be downloaded from the App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore. Standard messaging and data rates apply to mobile use. The Hive Hub must be hardwired to your broadband router. If you cancel your plan early, there's a $135 early termination fee. Terms and Conditions apply. For full details visit


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