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Enjoy Free Weekends with Live Brighter Weekends

Live Brighter Weekends

Save money by moving your high-energy usage chores to free weekends! Get free electricity from 6 PM Friday-11:59 PM Sunday, and enjoy a low fixed rate during the weekdays.

Sign Up For Direct Energy's 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 10-12% on heating bills and 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 for a Price Protection 12 with Plenti Plan. Plenti is a rewards program that lets you earn points at one place and use them at another, all with a single card. Terms apply.

Manage Your Electricity Bill Easily with Direct Energy's 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, updating your service, choosing rewards, and more completely online!

Choose Direct Energy Experts For Reliable Home Services

Go with the Home Service Pros

Don't entrust your home's pipes, ducts or wiring to anyone but the best. Our expert plumbers, electricians and A/C technicians provide reliable, professional service in Houston.

Why Choose Direct Energy

More Than Just Lights

More Than Just Lights

Direct Energy has all your Houston electricity needs covered - in style. We're based here in H-town, so we know what you're thinking when it comes to choosing an energy company in Texas. You're smart, savvy, and looking to bring home what's right for your family. We deliver variable-rate plans for folks who don't like contracts, fixed-rate plans with a variety of term lengths, green plans with 100% renewable energy, and innovative options for energy management in the 21st century. We have the plan that you need, as well as excellent home services, wonderful products, and top-notch customer service.

Build Your Smart Home

Making Your Home Smarter

Sign up today on the Comfort & Control plan, and we'll get you started building your very own smart home with the excellent Nest Learning Thermostat at no additional cost (a $249 value). With that hub in place, you can monitor your usage from your favorite mobile device, connect other appliances so you can take charge of your usage, and enjoy a fixed rate that's locked in for up to 2 years. Start living the dream!

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 want the most knowledgeable and experienced plumbers and electricians in Houston. We've assembled a team of highly-trained home services experts to maintain your plumbing, wiring, air conditioning (A/C) and more.

Customer Convenience

We Make It Easy to be Our Customer

You should have a good relationship with your energy company in Houston. So at Direct Energy, we developed the Online Account Manager. This is your your personalized energy account to let you know what's happening with your electricity - including billing, usage history, easy payment options, special offers just for you, and more. We'll even give you tips for using less energy, renewing your service, and moving to a new home.

Direct Energy & Texas Athletics

Direct Energy: The Official Retail Electricity Sponsor of Texas Athletics. When it's game time in your home, we'll help you get the energy you need to win! Learn more about our exclusive partnership.

  • Cut back your energy consumption with the Efficiency Connection Program!

    Light Bulbs for Less

    Direct Energy is excited to partner with Centerpoint Energy in Houston to provide you access to energy-efficient LED light bulbs at a discount!

  • Direct Energy and Texas Athletics: Helping Longhorns #LiveBrighter

    Helping Longhorn Fans #LiveBrighter

    Direct Energy burns bright for the burnt orange. Learn more about our exclusive partnership with
    University of Texas Athletics.

  • Pay your Direct Energy electricity bill

    Pay Your Bill

    Pay your electricity bill the way you want. Choose the best option for you and your lifestyle whether it's paying online, through the mail, in person, or by the phone.

  • 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 are firm believers giving back through charity and community involvement in Houston

    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, Reduce Your Use grants for nonprofit organizations, and individual social media charity campaigns. By supporting these incredible organizations and individuals, 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, Houston!

    Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn to stay in-the-know on industry news, get exciting updates for our customers, find relevant weather information, and enjoy energy efficiency tips. Be on the lookout for special sweepstakes and games on our page too - there's always something fun going on with our social media!

    Get Social
  • Thanks to energy deregulation in Houston, customers have more options and can shop around for their energy provider

    Make the Right Choice with Direct Energy

    We know you have electricity choices. Thanks to our deregulated market, you now have other options besides your utility company. It's our aim to provide you with the resources to help you make an informed decision about making the right choice. Take advantage of your power to choose by learning more about energy choice in our Learning Center!

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  • Direct Energy wants to thank all who serve our country with our special military discount for Houston customers

    We Care About Our Military Community

    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, with the opportunity to earn rewards like gift cards when you pay your bill on time.

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  • Refer your friends and family to Direct Energy and earn a $50 bill credit for you and your friend

    Refer Your Friends, Get Rewards

    Earn more when you're a customer with our Refer-A-Friend program. When you refer your friends to Direct Energy using your unique referral code, you'll both get rewarded. For each friend you refer, you'll get a $50 bill credit, 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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