City officials notify residents that an electric supply company may come knocking

By Nick Kovatch on November 14 at 12:59pm

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The City of Jacksonville has issued a Peddler Permit to Direct Energy, effective today through Saturday between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Representatives of Direct Energy will be going door to door attempting to register households for ‘Electric Supply’. City Clerk Skip Bradshaw reminds Jacksonville residents the city has entered into an agreement with Homefield Energy to supply electricity to all Jacksonville households under the “Aggregation Agreement” effective through next June.

“Just want to let the people know that these people are okay to talk to but [residents] are under no obligation to do anything because they currently have a pretty low rate,” says Bradshaw.

He says the aggregation program allows the city to negotiate the lowest possible rate for Jacksonville residents. Bradshaw says Direct Energy is not affiliated with the city’s aggregation program. City officials ask residents to keep this in mind when approached by other “electric supply” offers.