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25 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Direct Energy Offering Reduced Rates for Military Personnel in Honor of Memorial Day

Direct Energy®, one of North America's largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services,...


04 May, 2017, 08:00 ET One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating, Mister Sparky Electric Named to Best of the Best Franchises List

Just as the nation celebrates Small Business Week, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating ® and Mister Sparky® electric were recently included in...


04 May, 2017, 03:00 ET Direct Energy Strengthens Access to Innovation Pipeline and Data Science Expertise through Centrica's Acquisition of Rokitt Astra technology

Centrica plc, parent company of Direct Energy®, one of North America's largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business...


10 Jan, 2017, 15:46 ET One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, and Mister Sparky® Electric Earn Highest Rankings to date in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2017 Franchise 500®

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® (One Hour), Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® (Benjamin Franklin) and Mister Sparky® electric, part of the...


14 Oct, 2016, 12:13 ET Direct Energy Celebrates National Energy Awareness Month through its Induction into Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Miracle Million Club

Each day, Direct Energy® and its family of brands power and service nearly five million homes and businesses across North America. During October,...


10 Oct, 2016, 13:00 ET Direct Energy Customers Across the U.S. Can Help Provide Light to Millions with New Give Brighter Plan

Direct Energy® now offers new Give Brighter electricity and natural gas plans to customers in its United States' markets. The fixed plans leverage...


08 Sep, 2016, 14:13 ET Strong Growth for Home Services Franchise Brands

 If you're hot, clogged up or in the dark, the home services brands of Direct Energy® can help. More customers across the United States...


06 Sep, 2016, 09:30 ET Direct Energy Welcomes Thomas Smith to Serve as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 Direct Energy®, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, has hired Thomas Smith to assume the role...


02 Aug, 2016, 09:00 ET Direct Energy Announces the Live Brighter 12 + Hulu Plan

 Direct Energy®,  one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, teamed up with the popular Hulu...


22 Jun, 2016, 13:45 ET State of Delaware Welcomes Direct Energy as an Innovative Power Supplier

In an official ceremony on the steps of Legislative Hall, the State of Delaware today formally named Direct Energy as the "Electric Retail Supplier...


31 May, 2016, 09:00 ET Direct Energy Reveals New Off-Peak Summer Energy Plan for Duquesne Customers

Direct Energy®, one of North America's leading energy and energy-related services providers, has partnered with Duquesne Light to offer...


07 Dec, 2015, 14:00 ET Direct Energy Employees Stay in Motion to Help Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

 Each day across North America, Direct Energy® and its family of brands, power and service our customers' homes and businesses. Now,...


19 Nov, 2015, 12:00 ET Direct Energy Unites Business Units to Offer Customers More

Direct Energy®, one of North America's leading energy and energy-related services providers, has combined its residential and home services...


12 Nov, 2015, 05:21 ET Direct Energy Leads Industry In Business Energy Efficiency Solutions With Purchase Of Panoramic Power

 Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services companies, through its parent company Centrica, agreed to...


11 Feb, 2015, 10:00 ET Direct Energy Now Providing Nest Learning Thermostat Offer in Texas

 Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, is bringing its Direct Energy Comfort and Control...


20 Jan, 2015, 09:00 ET Bright Future For Nation's Capitol Office Building Launches Largest Solar Array Of Its Kind

Today, Astrum Solar® and The Tower Companies ("Tower") announced The Millennium Building, located at 1909 K Street NW, flipped the switch on a...


17 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET Direct Energy Maintains Price Protection Through December 2014 in Massachusetts

 Direct Energy is extending its original price protection commitment to its customers through their last meter reading in December 2014. This...


17 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET Direct Energy Maintains Price Protection Through December 2014 in Connecticut

 Direct Energy is extending its original price protection commitment to its customers through their last meter reading in December 2014. This...


17 Nov, 2014, 09:00 ET Direct Energy Maintains Price Protection Through December 2014 in Pennsylvania

Direct Energy is extending its original price protection commitment to its customers through their last meter reading in December 2014. This past...


06 Nov, 2014, 10:00 ET Xpress Natural Gas and Direct Energy Business Break Ground on Compressed Natural Gas Production Facility and Distribution Terminal

 Following an announcement last fall that Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) and Direct Energy Business entered an agreement to deliver compressed...


24 Oct, 2014, 10:47 ET Top Tips To Help At Home

If you're stuck with your plumbing, want to know the best way to manage your utility bill or make sure you stay energized for the upcoming...


18 Sep, 2014, 12:51 ET Direct Energy Innovation to Inspiration Tour Highlights Technology-Driven Transformation of Energy Service

Energy service is no longer just about flipping a switch and paying a bill. It's about using new technology to manage energy with greater...


04 Sep, 2014, 10:00 ET American Natural Gas and Direct Energy Join Forces to Expand Fleet Compressed Natural Gas Station Development

 American Natural Gas, LLC (ANG) and Direct Energy Business have entered into a relationship that brings together a premier compressed natural...


11 Aug, 2014, 14:36 ET Direct Energy Partners with SmartThings to Bring Smart Home to Energy Customers

Direct Energy, one of the largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home services in all of North America, today launched a...


24 Jul, 2014, 15:27 ET Direct Energy Agrees to Sale of Its Ontario Home and Small Commercial Services Business to EnerCare

Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the...