February 2024 Tips for an EV newbie February 2024 So many questions... and we have the answers. What new electric car owners need to know, what to think about when renovating or designing your kitchen, how to celebrate Lunar New Year, and our ranking of rom-coms for Valentine's Day. Plus, how we plan to invest to meet B.C.'s future energy needs, and how Burnaby is already doing it. 'This is a big purchase for our family' Nadia Gormley just got her first electric vehicle, a new Volkswagen ID.4. She loves the car but has a lot of questions about charging, including how to get it done on a road trip across the border. Kitchen Q & A with designer Jamie Banfield A taste of advice the designer will be serving up on stage at the BC Home + Garden Show. Tips from a pro Find fun and fortune in the Year of the Dragon Parades, recipes, cleaning dos and don'ts, and what's in that red envelope this Lunar New Year. Things to know Women in science: From taking soil samples to EV chargers Environment scientist shares her journey to a career at BC Hydro. Read her story Waste-to-heat is one way Burnaby tackles CO2 emissions Our latest Clean Energy Champion plugs into EVs, embraces heat pumps and district energy. What Burnaby's doing Recently on BCHydro.com 10 rom-coms to love on Valentine's Day Tear-jerkers, comedic gems, and a few surprises in the mix. 10 to watch Our plan to support a sustainable future Electricity only accounts for about 20% of the energy used in our province. That'll change with new investments to expand our system. See our Capital Plan Installing an EV charger at home? We're offering a $200 rebate on eligible EV power management devices. Learn about the rebates This contest is a win-win Interested in earning Peak Rewards but don't have an eligible device? We're giving you the chance to win a Sinopé smart thermostat. Enter now Get your 2-for-1 Home + Garden Show tickets B.C.'s biggest show is set for February 8 to 11 at BC Place Stadium. Use the promo code 'BC Hydro' to save. Get your tickets Apply for a community grant by March 31, 2024 We fund applications for eligible non-profit and charity organizations to develop new or expand existing programs. Why you should apply Log in to MyHydro Outages & safety Accounts Contact us Energy savings You've received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.