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Jul 22, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Direct Energy Unveils First-of-its-kind Itemized Electricity Usage for Residential Customers

Direct Energy today launched the second phase of Direct Your Energy, which includes the first-ever online dashboard detailing customer usage...

Jul 22, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Major Office Expansion for Direct Energy

 Direct Energy®, one of North America's leading energy and energy related services providers, has expanded its operations in Buffalo...

Jul 07, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Direct Energy Business and Xpress Natural Gas Unveil Innovative Compressed Natural Gas Station

Seven months after commencing construction, Direct Energy Business and Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) announced that the compressed natural gas (CNG)...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Direct Energy to Acquire Water Heater Rental and Protection Plan Business

 Direct Energy®, one of North America's leading energy, commercial retail energy and energy related services providers, has entered an...

Apr 10, 2015, 08:07 ET
Did you do a double-take? Or maybe you thought, "Hey, this scene looks familiar." Benjamin Franklin Plumbing(R) is charting some unfamiliar territory by kicking off a new partnership, along with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning(R) and Mister Sparky(R) electrical, to encourage people to consider a career in the skilled trades industry. They've teamed up with Mike Rowe, executive producer and creator of CNN's "Somebody's Gotta Do It," which just premiered a new season on April 9. The brands have committed to donating $100,000 in scholarships to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to help people pursue a career in skilled trades.

Largest Home Services Provider Starts New Partnership with Television Personality and Skilled Trades Supporter Mike Rowe

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

Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

Maryland Based Solar Company Announces New Name

 Astrum Solar announced today it has a new name. The Annapolis Junction based solar installer is now Direct Energy Solar. The company was...

Feb 11, 2015, 10:00 ET
Direct Energy is the first Nest energy partner to integrate with Nest through the Works with Nest program in Direct Energy's online account management tool, MyAccount. All Direct Energy customers will now be able to access and control their Nest Thermostat within MyAccount, where they manage their energy account, pay energy bills, track energy usage and get personalized insights, recommendations and offers.

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...

Feb 04, 2015, 10:45 ET

New Franchise Growth for Direct Energy Family of Brands

More than a dozen new franchise territories have recently been added to the Direct Energy® family of brands. One Hour Heating & Air...

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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Oct 24, 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...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:51 ET
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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...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:00 ET
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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...

Aug 11, 2014, 14:36 ET
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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...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:27 ET
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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...

Jul 14, 2014, 10:55 ET
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Direct Energy Teams with Nest to Bring Energy Savings As Part Of Initial Customer Offers in Five States

Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, is teaming up with Nest, which reinvents unloved...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Direct Energy Business Enters Into Exclusive Partnership with Panoramic Power for Wireless Energy Monitoring and Analytics Solution

 Direct Energy Business entered into an exclusive partnership with Panoramic Power to offer a quickly deployable and cost effective...