Community & Giving

Gridmates Helps Us Donate Electricity to Texans

Gridmates Helps Us Donate Electricity to Texans | Direct Energy Blog

Nearly one in six Texans cannot afford to pay their electric bills. With the Public Utility Commission’s LITE-UP electricity bill assistance program no longer available, our Texas neighbors need even more support.  Our Neighbor-to-Neighbor bill assistance program helps Texans who are struggling to pay their electricity bill. We are excited to have a new digital experience for our program through Gridmates that provides an easy way for people to donate to their Texas neighbors. We spoke with the founder of Gridmates, Dr. George Koutitas, to learn more about Gridmates and the inspiration behind it. READ MORE

Community Service With Your Child

Welcome to Plugging Into Your Kids from Direct Energy. In this series, we will share ways you can spend focused time with your children – specifically by unplugging from technology. We want to help your family make a conscious effort to connect with each other by avoiding electronic devices and enjoying some real-life interaction. READ MORE

The Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship is back for 2017!

Time for our annual show & tell – Send us a video or essay to tell us your story and enter in a chance to win one of three scholarships!

At Direct Energy, we work to serve you and make your day brighter with our services.  Now it’s your chance to show us how you’re spending your energy to be a light in the community! READ MORE

Direct Energy Gives Texas Children’s Hospital Heroes Tickets to the Big Game

Direct Energy Gives Texas Children’s Hospital Heroes Tickets to the Big Game | Direct Energy Blog

On January 31st, Direct Energy presented five Texas Children’s Hospital nurses with the chance of a lifetime to go to Super Sunday, which was held in Houston on Sunday, February 5th. The five nurses were selected from the nearly 3,000 that work at Texas Children’s, and were among the recipients of the hospital’s 2016 Nursing Excellence Awards. Each hero received two tickets so they could bring a guest to the big game. READ MORE