Unpredictable electricity prices or one stable price for the next 3 years?
The choice is yours. Choose our Green Fixed Price Plan.
Green Fixed Plan
- 3 Years
The Green Fixed Electricity Price Plan offers a 3-year fixed price.
Sign up for the Green Fixed Price Electricity Plan and avoid potential electricity price changes
Protecting your household against potential electricity price increases is always a good decision and it makes sense to secure a good plan for
your home today. Direct Energy can help you manage your electricity cost by choosing one of our Green Electricity Price Plans.
Sign up now and you can secure your electricity price for the next 3 years - with no tiered pricing! And even better:
- Budgeting is easier because you'll know exactly what price you're going to pay
- You'll eliminate the risk of potential price changes and benefit from a secure price for your electricity usage
- There's no cost to enrol
- Signing up is easy and convenient, with no disruption to your electricity delivery
Join over 13,000 Ontarians who have already chosen a Green Electricity Price Plan.
How your green plan works
With the Green Electricity plan, every year of the plan, Direct Energy will purchase certified renewable energy credits ("RECs") on your
behalf representing 9,000 kWh of consumption for our residential customers or 27,350 kWh of consumption for our commercial customers. You will
continue to receive your electricity supply from Ontario's electricity grid but will be supporting renewable electricity generation. Being
"Green" with Direct Energy means that the plan you are on helps you to off-set some of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with your
consumption of electricity.
What are RECs?
A renewable energy credit ("REC") represents the environmental, social and technical attributes of 1,000 kilowatt-hours (or 1 MWh) of
electricity generated from certified renewable resources. The electricity generated by renewable energy sources is sold into the electricial grid
while the environmental attributes (the RECs) are split off and sold separately. Direct Energy has purchased those RECs for the purpose of
including them with our Green Plan so that you can take the benefit.
Does this mean I will be getting a different kind of electricity?
No. Your electricity is the same electricity commodity whether or not you enroll in the Green Power Plan. You will be consuming electricity
from Ontario's electricity grid, which contains electricity generated by various sources. However, the RECs purchased by Direct Energy for your
Plan represent the renewable electricity that has been supplied to the grid to cover your consumption (up to an annual limit of 9,000 kWh for our
residential customers and 27,350 kWh for our commercial customers).
What does it mean for a REC to be certified?
We purchase our RECs from electricity generators that have been certified by an independent federal government program which was launched in
1988 and is now managed by TerraChoice Environmental Marketing Inc., which certifies the environmental quality of a broad range of product
categories according to strict requirements that limit those products' environmental impacts and air emissions. Although the RECs we purchase are
certified by TerraChoice Environmental Marketing Inc. under the Certification Criteria Document CCD-003, the Green Electricity Plan itself has
not been certified.