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Direct Energy Partners with Nest

One of the largest retail energy suppliers in North America, Direct Energy, has announced a partnership with Nest, the smart thermostat. The deal is designed to encourage adoption of Direct Energy’s service as well as the smart home device in the U.S. The partnership will focus on offering incentives to...

Direct Energy Launches Smart Thermostat

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. The Direct Energy Meridian solution’s Wi-Fi thermostat...

Direct Energy Sells Texas Power Plants

Direct Energy is ending a very busy year with yet another multimillion-dollar deal. The Houston-based company, a subsidiary of Britain’s Centrica PLC, said it will sell its three gas-fired power plants in Texas to New York-based Blackstone Group LP for $685 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close...

Direct Energy Acquires Hess Energy

Direct Energy, one of North America’s largest energy and energy-related services providers, announced the completion of its acquisition of the New Jersey-based Energy Marketing business of Hess Corporation. The new organization, which also now combines Direct Energy’s commercial and industrial retail business with the company’s wholesale supply business, will be...

Direct Energy Creates Fixed Rate Plan to Benefit Humane Society

Direct Energy, a competitive retail energy provider in North America, has partnered with Texzon to aid a non-profit – the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society. To raise money for the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, Direct Energy has set a new fixed price for electricity customers in the Direct Choice program. For...