Power Smart Month is back, with a big prize and big savings for you

Create your Power Plan and enter to win a custom $10,000 ENERGY STARĀ® prize package

October is the season of savings, thanks to Power Smart and our retail partners. This year, we've got a new set of ways for you to save on everything from energy-efficient lighting to appliances, tips to get you saving, and a brand new contest with an amazing prize, courtesy of Samsung.

We don't have to do a lot to save money on power. That's the idea behind the Power Plan, a new tool available on With just a few simple actions, you can find Power Smart savings throughout your home. The Power Plan shows you just how much you can save on your bill with each Power Smart action.

Plus, once you create your plan, you can enter to win a $10,000 ENERGY STAR prize package, courtesy of Samsung. You'll even be able to choose which ENERGY STAR products you want in your package. See the full contest details [PDF, 110 KB].

Create your Power Plan now

Put your plan into action and track your energy use with MyHydro

Thousands of BC Hydro customers are already using the energy tracking tools available on MyHydro to manage their energy use. Once you have your Power Plan ready, make sure you put it into action to see where you're using the most energy, and find ways to save.

The tracking tools in MyHydro help you see how you're doing with your Power Smart goals. For example, you can:

  • Compare your energy use to previous billing periods, or last year
  • Compare your energy use to similar homes nearby
  • See your projected energy costs for each bill

Learn more about the tracking tools

Already have a MyHydro online account? Log in to see your tracking tools now.

Don't have a MyHydro Profile yet? Create a MyHydro Profile to get started.

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Save money on energy-efficient products during Power Smart Month

Power Plan and MyHydro can help you save money on power, and choosing the right energy-efficient products can help you save money on things that save money on power.

Throughout October, our retail partners are offering great deals to help you save on the latest ENERGY STAR lighting and fixtures, electronics, and appliances.

See some of the new deals available and check out the full list of Power Smart Month specials.

Plus, our Power Smart retail team will be in stores all month long offering advice and information about energy-efficient products, special giveaways and Power Smart Month deals.

Come find us at a retail location in your area.

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