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2014-04-16 23:17:36

Zonesty.com users can now find and compare rates for residential electrical services from the Direct Energy family of brands. The company is the newest retail energy provider to join Zonesty online. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Zonesty is proud to welcome the Direct Energy family of brands to their revolutionary online shopping platform. As more and more consumers are turning to the Zonesty website for assistance to find their best rates in deregulated energy areas of Texas,...

2014-04-10 12:22:02

New plan designed to offer a competitive fixed rate to save money and offer peace of mind for heating and cooling systems just in time for summer HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers in Pennsylvania who sign up for new residential electric service with Direct Energy can get an added bonus. They can receive a free, six month trial of Direct Energy's "Heating and Cooling Repair Essential Plan." Here's how it works:...

2014-03-27 12:23:00

Changes intended to renew focus on customer needs, bring more attention to increased innovation HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy announces changes to its leadership structure to better position the company for further growth and investment. The restructuring enables the organization to meet the future needs of its customers through increased emphasis on innovative products and technologies across North America. With last year's acquisitions of Hess' Energy...

2014-03-13 08:24:45

Energy supplier adds price protection to its current residential electric variable rates in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the recent, unprecedented Polar Vortex have highlighted the potential for improvements so that customers are better protected from extraordinarily high energy bills during short term market events. Direct Energy, North America's largest energy and energy-related services provider, is announcing today that effective April 1, the...

2014-02-20 04:20:27

Product innovations, acquisitions drive customer growth HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, North America's largest competitive energy and energy-related services company, today announced gross revenue for the full year 2013 of US $11.4 billion (£7.3 billion), an increase of 28 percent, and an operating profit of US$436 million (£276 million). Direct Energy is the North American subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA). Centrica reported full year 2013 revenues of US$41.6...

2014-02-10 12:21:28

Wi-Fi, cloud data-enabled home energy management solution delivers greater convenience, control, and up to ten percent savings on electricity service HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, in partnership with Opower and Honeywell, today announced the launch of the Meridian smart thermostat in Texas, including an advanced mobile app that enables anytime, anywhere management of home energy use. (Logo:...

2014-01-17 12:23:22

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), today completed the previously announced sale of three gas-fired power generation facilities in Texas to Blackstone (NYSE: BX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121004/MM87276LOGO) The facilities, located in Bastrop, Mission, and Paris, are part of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' (ERCOT) North and South zones and total approximately 1,295 megawatts (MW) of...

2013-12-18 04:20:11

HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), has reached an agreement with Blackstone (NYSE: BX) to sell its three gas-fired power generation facilities in Texas for $685 million in cash. The facilities, located in Bastrop, Mission, and Paris, Texas, are part of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' (ERCOT) North and South zones and total approximately 1,295 megawatts (MW) of capacity. (Logo:...

2013-11-05 12:22:29

Free Power Saturdays Plan Has a Low Fixed Energy Charge During the Rest of the Week HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy today again brings innovation to the retail electric marketplace providing more customer choice and low prices as the company launches its Free Power Saturdays product across its Direct Energy, CPL Retail Energy, First Choice Power, and WTU Retail Energy brands in the Texas ERCOT market. Free Power Saturdays is Direct Energy's first postpaid product...

2013-10-29 12:23:19

Functional, Customer Friendly App Provides Convenience For Customer To Interact With Direct Energy In A Mobile Environment HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy has launched its new, customer friendly mobile application substantially increasing and enhancing the company's ability to interact with its customers in the mobile environment. The app is the company's first.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121004/MM87276LOGO) The smartphone app, offered on both the...