Power Smart Alliance


Energy-efficiency expertise

The Power Smart Alliance is a network of energy efficiency trade professionals registered with BC Hydro.

Get important program updates, including news about Self-Serve Incentive (SIP) projects, LED incentives and Power Smart Express.

Become a member, apply for incentives

Alliance members help business customers identify opportunities to save energy, install energy-efficient products and receive incentives. You must be a member to help your customers apply for incentives.

Please see information about important updates to Power Smart programs.

Important information about Power Smart program changes

Power Smart Express

Effective October 31, 2014 at 5 p.m., the transition period for small and medium business customers will end. All Power Smart Express applications require pre-approval from BC Hydro prior to the purchase and installation of products.

Incentives will only be confirmed once a project application has been submitted (Step 4)

Learn more.

Bonus offer for Self-Serve Incentive (SIP) projects

For a limited time, customers who apply for a SIP eligible lighting or compressed air (40 to 200 horsepower) project between July 16, 2014 and December 31, 2014, may receive the standard incentive and up to 25% additional incentive. Projects must be completed (submit online declaration and invoices) by March 31, 2015.

Learn more about the Self-serve Incentive Program

Incentives for LED technologies

To better align with current market pricing, LED technology incentives will no longer be calculated at a flat rate.  This applies to Power Smart Partner Custom, Power Smart Express, and Self-Serve Incentive projects submitted on or after July 16, 2014.