HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy is extending its original price protection commitment to its customers through their last meter reading in December 2014. This past winter, in light of the extreme cold weather Pennsylvanians endured, Direct Energy added a six month price protection feature for its residential electric variable rate customers. With weather predictions forecasting another extreme cold snap, Direct Energy wants to continue to protect its customers from potentially high energy bills.
Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to take advantage of Direct Energy's fixed price electric plans to protect themselves from high energy bills. Direct Energy offers many fixed-rate electricity and natural gas plans and several innovative products, such as the Nest Learning Thermostat, that use smart home technology to help customers manage their energy usage, which can be particularly helpful during unpredictable weather conditions. More information and energy efficiency tips can be found at www.directenergy.com.
"Our commitment to our customers is to continue to offer cost-effective energy products that help protect against the unexpected," said Geoffrey Duda, Vice President and General Manager for Direct Energy Residential.
In Pennsylvania, Direct Energy has more than 286,000 customer relationships. The Company has grown employment levels to more than 1,000 people with corporate offices in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. It also has 29 home services franchise offices throughout the Keystone state operating under the names One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Heating and Air Conditioning, Mister Sparky and Benjamin Franklin Plumbing.
About Direct Energy
Direct Energy is one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers with six million residential and commercial customer relationships. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 46 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 provinces in Canada. www.directenergy.com
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