May 15, 2018 - 2:01 PM EDT
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Direct Energy Offers Amazon Echo Dot with New Electricity Plans in Texas

First-of-its-kind offer now available to new residential customers

HOUSTON, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of the largest energy and energy-related services providers in North America, today launched a new program to offer Texas residents the ability to sign up for new fixed-price electricity plans that include an Amazon Echo Dot at no additional charge. The Power on Command plan offers a 24-month fixed price option, and the Weekends on Command is a 24-month fixed price plan that includes free weekends (Friday 6 p.m. until Sunday 11:59 p.m. CDT.)

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"We are excited to work with Amazon and bring one of the most recognized smart home devices to our customers, the Amazon Echo Dot," said Manu Asthana, president, Direct Energy, North America Home.  "Today's customers are demanding more from their energy providers through smarter devices and personalized energy recommendations. Direct Energy will continue to lead innovation through connected home experiences."

Soon Direct Energy customers will be able to link their accounts through the Alexa app through activating the Direct Energy skill that will help customers manage their Direct Energy account, in addition to access to the tens of thousands of other skills available on Alexa-enabled devices.

For more information about Direct Energy, go to, or to learn more about the Power on Command  go to or for the Weekends on Command plan, go to

About Direct Energy
Direct Energy is one of North America's largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), an international energy and services company, Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 8 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit


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