PowerBuy®, from Direct Energy Business, is a powerful tool that lets you compete for the best price for your energy supply by bidding for blocks of power on the  wholesale market.  This online purchasing platform connects  your business to a fully transparent marketplace of wholesalers who meet our strict standards.

Unlike other online auction platforms, PowerBuy gives you the ability to execute your event whenever market conditions align with your strategy, allowing you to leverage the events to your advantage and save money.  We also provide Market Strategists who will help you decide when and for what cost your event should be.   

How Does PowerBuy Work?

  • Our team of experienced Market Strategists will provide you with data and analyses for your particular region and assist you in determining the timing for your PowerBuy event.
  • Select an event time and strike price that’s most advantageous to your business.
  • Finish your PowerBuy event in minutes with a complete RFP and documentation of terms and conditions of the transaction

What are the Benefits of PowerBuy?

  • Never pay more for your energy than the price you set 
  • Complete price transparency  with quantities, terms and conditions clearly defined
  • Time supply purchases when the market fits your energy strategy 
  • Seize buying opportunities in the wholesale market with unlimited frequency
  • Constant market presence with unlimited, same-day access to cost control
  • Complete RFPs in minutes

What does my business need to participate?

  • At least 25,000 MWh annually per utility territory
  • A contact person with the ability to take an active role in energy procurement decisions.
  • Require a documented bidding process (RFP) for your power requirements
  • Located in a Direct Energy Business service area

Direct Energy Business offers electricity and natural gas supply solutions to large enterprises . As part of the largest retail energy suppliers in North America, we have the capability to meet energy needs of for enterprises of any size, whether it’s smartly procuring electricity and natural gas or finding innovative ways to reduce demand.

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