January 2020

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January 2020

In 2020, it's time to get tracking. While most New Year's resolutions fail in the first month, using fun technology to stay on track really helps you beat the odds. We also kick off the year with tips on cleaning up your recycling act, a chat with two B.C. homeowners who used insulation upgrade rebates to take the chill out of their homes and the sting out of their energy bills, and the story of a supercomputer that's also smart with power.

I must... get fit, sleep more, use less electricity in 2020

I must... get fit, sleep more, use less electricity in 2020

We've rounded up smart watches, apps, and other helpful technologies that can help you stick to your New Year's resolution. What have you got to lose, other than a few pounds or a whole lot of kilowatt-hours?

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10 things you need to know about recycling

10 things you need to know about recycling

Did you know you there's a Recyclopedia that shows what and where to recycle in B.C.? Do you know what to do with that foam meat tray or coffee cup? Learn more


Thanks to rebates, improved attic insulation pays off

Thanks to rebates, improved attic insulation pays off

Warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer, and energy bills that are lower. Two customers tell their stories. Learn more


SFU's supercomputer is super efficient too

SFU's supercomputer is super efficient too

BC Hydro steps up to help a world-class data centre keep its cool and save energy. Learn more

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Meanwhile at the food bank, energy saving kits are a hit

As winter's chill brings higher bills, free BC Hydro Energy Saving Kits are embraced by those who need them most. Learn more

Christmas Day power spike like cooking 1.5 million turkeys

A BC Hydro report shows that hosting guests on Christmas Day adds up to a 15% energy use increase in B.C. The good news is that most guests are conscious of their energy usage. Learn more

Get to know your bill

We've redesigned your BC Hydro bill to provide more of what you need, including better ways to track usage.

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Do you have an EV charger, smart thermostat or smart water heater in your home?

We're running new energy trials, and we'd love to have you aboard. Get on our list today so we can get in touch with you as we recruit for the trials.

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