Free Houston Electricity

Sign up for an electricity plan in Houston with Direct Energy and let us help you Use Less of What We Sell™! Choose from a variety of plans, like Free Power 100 where you'll get the most free weekend hours in Texas!*

* Only zip code is required

Free Power 100

Receive the most free weekend hours in Texas*

Enjoy free electricity from Friday at 6 PM to Sunday at 11:59pm
Get two hours more of free power than our competitors
$100 VISA® prepaid card for signing up!

Give Brighter

Sign up for our Give Brighter 12 plan and a solar powered Luci light will be sent to a developing area without electricity.

Online Account

Pay your bill, update your account information, monitor your energy usage, and more with your Online Account Manager.

Weather Aware

Be prepared for severe weather before it strikes with our helpful tips.

Why Choose Direct Energy®

More Than Just Lights

Houston Electricity Rates and More

Choose the electricity company in Houston that offers you the tools and technology to Use Less Of What We Sell™. Take a look at our Houston electricity plans and see how you can enjoy usage insights, rewards, easy customer service, and more!

The Most Free Electricity

Free Weekends

Save your high energy usage activities, like dinner parties or the laundry, for the weekend. When you sign up for Direct Energy's Free Power Weekends plan you'll get the most hours of free Houston electricity on weekends, plus a great rate for the rest of the week.

Custom Electricity Plans

Direct Your Plan

The power is now in your hands! With Direct Energy's Direct Your Plan you have the power to create your own Houston electricity plan. Choose your own term length, plan type, rewards, and more to best fit your home and budget.

Efficient Energy Insights

Making Energy Savings Simple

So you want to start saving more on your Houston electricity bill, but not sure how? Direct Energy helps you Use Less of What We Sell™ with our personalized energy insights tool Direct Your Energy, so tracking your usage is easy. Costs are broken down by appliance so you easily see where you can save.

The Texas Electricity Market

How does the Texas electricity market work? Thanks to electricity deregulation in Texas, you have the ability to choose the best energy provider for your home. Visit the links below to learn more about how to shop for electricity in Texas and visit our Learning Center for more information on energy efficiency around the home, green living, weather prep, home maintenance tips, and more!

Houston Communities Served

  • Houston, TX
  • Bellaire, TX
  • Cypress, TX
  • Pearland, TX
  • Houston Heights, TX
  • Sugar Land, TX
  • Pasadena, TX
  • League City, TX
  • Spring, TX
  • and many others

Click on View Plans and enter your zip code to see what Houston electricity plans are offered in your area.

*Most free weekend hours electricity claim as of August 14, 2017 when compared to other retail electric providers offers listed on the powertochoose.org website. Subject to change.


**Offer valid for new residential customers in Oncor and Centerpoint service areas only. Provisioned smart meter required. Certain eligibility requirements, fees, taxes, terms and conditions apply. Cancellation fees may apply.

***The $100 Visa Prepaid Card will be issued in two installments. The first $50 prepaid card will be sent after 6 months of receiving electricity supply with Direct Energy. The second $50 prepaid card will be sent after 12 months of service. Cancelling your service early will disqualify you from receiving the second prepaid card. The card is issued pursuant to a loyalty, reward or other promotional program. Expiration dates, Terms and Conditions may apply. Card cannot be redeemed for cash, except where required by law. For complete details visit www.MyPrepaidCenter.com/site/visa-promo. Prepaid card is issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Direct Energy is not affiliated with MetaBank or Visa U.S.A. Inc. Visa is not a sponsor, endorser or participant of this promotion.

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