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Direct Energy's top competitors include Eskom, Hydro Quebec, Verv and PlotWatt.
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Direct Energy
Direct Energy
Direct Energy is a retail provider of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services.
Eskom
Eskom
Eskom is a company that supplies the electricity.
Hydro Quebec
Hydro Quebec
Hydro Québec is an organization that produces, transmits, and distributes electricity.
Verv
Verv
Verv (also known as Green Running) is a company that uses artificial intelligence to provide energy insights.
PlotWatt
PlotWatt
PlotWatt develops personalized home energy monitoring solutions that help individuals and businesses reduce their energy bills.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1923
Founding Date
1944
Founding Date
2009
Founding Date
2008
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Houston, US HQ
Columbia, US
Pittsburgh, US
Terrace Park, US
Westerville, US
Locations
Sandton, ZA HQ
Locations
Montréal, CA HQ
Locations
London, GB HQ
Locations
Durham, US HQ
Durham, US
Employees
Employees
4,000
Employees
34,852
Employees
12,1121% increase
Employees
196% increase
Employees
6
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
18.8 k
Twitter followers
321.4 k
Twitter followers
66.3 k
Twitter followers
1.1 k
Twitter followers
901
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
38
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
464
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
49
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
7.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
8.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
7.89%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
88.79%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
61.22%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
3.5
Employee Rating
4.4
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.5

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$14b (Y, 2017)
Revenue (est.)
R199.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$13.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
R112.1b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$2.2b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
R87.3b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$11.4b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
(R20.5b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
$2.3b (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A

Funding

Latest funding round
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 1.4b (about 5 years ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 1.2m (about 6 years ago)
Latest funding round
$ 3m (about 9 years ago)
Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 1.6m
Total funding raised
$ 4.7m
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Eskom
HQ
Sandton, ZA
Employees
34,852

Eskom is a company that supplies the electricity.

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Hydro Quebec
HQ
Montréal, CA
Employees
12,112↑ 1% increase

Hydro Québec is an organization that produces, transmits, and distributes electricity.

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Verv
HQ
London, GB
Employees
19↑ 6% increase

Verv (also known as Green Running) is a company that uses artificial intelligence to provide energy insights.

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PlotWatt
HQ
Durham, US
Employees
6

PlotWatt develops personalized home energy monitoring solutions that help individuals and businesses reduce their energy bills.

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