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May 21, 2018, 13:42 ET Direct Energy Releases New Skills for Customers with Amazon Alexa

Direct Energy, one of the largest energy and energy-related services providers in North America, today launched a new Direct Energy skill for Alexa...


May 15, 2018, 14:01 ET Direct Energy Offers Amazon Echo Dot with New Electricity Plans in Texas

Direct Energy, one of the largest energy and energy-related services providers in North America, today launched a new program to offer Texas...


Apr 09, 2018, 12:37 ET World's First Micro Energy Hedging Platform To Benefit Texas Businesses

An innovative new business-to-business transactive energy network called Exergy™, which helps to cut costs and improve efficiency for commercial...


Mar 19, 2018, 15:00 ET Direct Energy Business Introduces New Fixed Energy Plus Program

Direct Energy Business has launched a new Fixed Energy Plus ™ program to bring more bill transparency for business customers in the Midwest and...


Mar 05, 2018, 11:41 ET Direct Energy proudly supports Children's Hospitals Week March 5 - 11

To shine a light on the importance of children's hospitals and how donations help kids get the best care when they need it, Direct Energy is...


Dec 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Direct Energy Celebrates 12,000 Volunteer Hours in 2017

Direct Energy, one of the largest energy and energy services providers in North America, has logged more than 12,844 volunteer hours by 2,976 of...


Nov 30, 2017, 13:49 ET National Home Services Companies Solve Technician Staffing Problem

When it comes to finding qualified, trained technicians in the HVAC, plumbing or electrical residential services industry, hiring managers are...


Nov 13, 2017, 12:06 ET Direct Energy Designates Day for Employees to Give Back

This November, Direct Energy employees across North America will have the opportunity to give back to their communities with the company's first...


Sep 15, 2017, 15:01 ET Energy Service Companies Can Save New Yorkers Billions Of Dollars - According To New Data Filed With The Public Service Commission

A report filed today with the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) showed that energy service companies (ESCOs) can save New York energy...


Aug 30, 2017, 16:32 ET Direct Energy Establishes Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Direct Energy stands by the residents of Texas during this devastating time. We extend our deepest sympathies to those impacted by Hurricane...


Aug 22, 2017, 07:00 ET Direct Energy Celebrates First Anniversary of Partnership with The Ronald McDonald House® of Delaware

Direct Energy®, the electric retail supplier exclusively contracted by the state of Delaware, celebrated its first anniversary serving Delawareans...


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...