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Aug 08, 2017, 14:52 ET Direct Energy Business Selected as Vendor by NYSERDA for Real Time Energy Management Program

Direct Energy Business has been selected to be a Qualified Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) Vendor for its Panoramic Power technology by New York...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:00 ET Direct Energy Brings the Connect to Comfort 24 Plan with Hive Active Thermostat to All U.S. Markets

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


Jul 10, 2017, 09:00 ET U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings® Initiative Names Direct Energy Business as a Financial Ally

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


Jun 14, 2017, 07:00 ET Keep Safe During National Safety Month with Help from One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky

In honor of National Safety Month, Direct Energy's homes services experts have compiled a list of simple safety tips to help prevent injuries...


Jun 07, 2017, 09:00 ET New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Names Direct Energy Affinity Partner

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has selected Direct Energy as an Affinity Partner for its 1,000+ members who will now have access to Direct...


May 25, 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,...


May 04, 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...


May 04, 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...


Jan 10, 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...


Oct 14, 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,...


Oct 10, 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...


Sep 08, 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...


Sep 06, 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...


Aug 02, 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...


Jun 22, 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...


May 31, 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...


Dec 07, 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,...


Nov 19, 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...


Nov 12, 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...


Feb 11, 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...


Jan 20, 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...


Nov 17, 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...


Nov 17, 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...


Nov 17, 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...


Nov 06, 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...