January 2018 Top tips for saving January 2018 Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2018 by showcasing our best energy-saving advice, all in one place, in our new Power Smart Ideas section. Also this month, we look at the freak ice storm that hit the Fraser Valley, we investigate whether the wildly popular Instant Pot cooker really is a smart addition to the modern kitchen, we list 7 things you should know about smart homes, and we recap our most memorable power outages of 2017. Also, guess who won our Board Game Battle? Heating tips, lighting tips, all in one place We heard that you wanted easier access to our best energy-saving tips and ideas, and we've delivered. 7 things you should know about the smart home Start by selecting a smart hub that's compatible with the cool devices on your list. Learn more Instant Pot lives up to all that hype The versatility of this device (and the tasty results) earn it a spot on our Favourite Smart Things list. Learn more Ice storm hammers Fraser Valley communities Images from the storm that froze substations, made roads deadly, and left thousands without power. See the story & images Most memorable power outages of 2017 It's not always about windstorms. Sometimes beavers, squirrels, or a chainsaw-wielding criminal, are to blame. Learn more Recently on BCHydro.com BC Hydro supports government decision on Site C Our president and chief operating officer Chris O'Riley makes a statement in the wake of the green light to continue construction on Site C. Learn more Scrabble comes out on top in our Board Game Battle After tens of thousands of votes, Scrabble has emerged champion of our battle between 16 popular board games. Learn more It's easier online Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online. Join Team Power Smart Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. Enter this month to win a $200 gift card from London Drugs. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Safety & Outages Accounts & Billing Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.