April 2017

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News & Energy Savings Tips from BC Hydro

April 2017

Good news. There's still time to save on select LED lighting – plus smart plugs – as our Smart Choices in-store rebates continue through April 13. Also this month, lessons about solar power from the Village of Alert Bay, which looks to save at least $5,000 a year on its BC Hydro bills by harnessing the sun's power, plus a look at how a smart sprinkler limits water waste, a short video explaining what our Step 2 energy rate is all about, and news that sign-up for our Winter Payment Plan has been extended until April 30.

Cloudy with a (good) chance of solar power

Cloudy with a (good) chance of solar power

Local interest in solar power has taken off since Alert Bay installed solar panels on the roofs of five municipal buildings. Thanks in part to easy connections to the BC Hydro grid, it turns out that solar power can co-exist with rain and cool temperatures.

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Lighting savings continue

Lighting savings continue

If you've missed out so far on in-store discounts on select LED lighting, it's not too late. Learn more


Our step 2 rate explained

Our step 2 rate explained

A very cold winter pushed a lot of us into paying the higher step 2 BC Hydro rate. What you need to know about the rate. Learn more


A prize home in Prince George

A prize home in Prince George

It's a dream, but energy efficient. It's a Building We Love, and someone's going to win it in a hockey team's lottery. Learn more

Recently on BCHydro.com

When it rains, the smart sprinkler knows to quit

BC Hydro community rep Kevin Ball looks at a smart device that takes the waste out of watering the lawn, flowers and trees in your yard. Learn more

Energy Connections 2.0: What's the Big Idea?

BC Hydro's popular Energy Connections program for Grade 7 students is still hands-on fun, but it's been updated to meet the new B.C. school curriculum. Learn more

Sign-up for Winter Savings Plan extended to April 30

BC Hydro is giving customers more time to sign up for the Winter Payment Plan as a result of an unusually cold winter across most of B.C. Learn more

It's easier online

Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online.

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Join Team Power Smart

Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. And enter to win a smart home products prize pack.

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