November 2022 Got a 72-hour emergency kit? November 2022 A first aid kit and a flashlight are not enough. As we head into storm season, now's the time to ensure you and your family have a plan and an updated emergency kit. Also this month, one more chance to win a big, smart TV, everything from a super waterproof videocam to a robot-making kit in our annual holiday gift guide, plus the math around draftproofing, and switching to a heat pump. Don't miss our healthy recipes for small appliances in your kitchen. Do you have a power outage plan, emergency kit? Be prepared for a power outage by ensuring your family has a plan and enough supplies, like food and water, to last at least 72 hours. Follow @bchydro on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter through the month for a chance to win an emergency kit. New heat pump cost calculator estimates your savings See how much you can save in energy costs by switching from a gas furnace or electric baseboards. Learn more Cool tech wish list: Our annual holiday gift guide is here We've got stuff you (and your loved ones) will crave. At home, on the road, and kids' stuff too. Learn more BC Hydro adds a top-up rebate for smart EV chargers Up to $250 on top of the CleanBC rebate for buying and installing a home charger. Learn more Healthy eats from the toaster oven to the blender and air fryer Black bean flautas pack a flavour punch. Also ideas for the air fryer, Instant Pot and your trusty blender. Start cooking Join our Peak Rewards program, earn up to $105 Our Peak Rewards trial is about limiting peak time energy use in B.C. through smart devices. Learn more Recently on BCHydro.com Which generation carries the biggest CO2 footprint? A BC Hydro report finds that Gen X, not Baby Boomers, now produce the most carbon emissions at home. Learn more How a few pieces of foam launched an online debate Does draftproofing, including foam insulators for plug and light switches, matter? You bet. Learn more Drought sets stage for storm season outages BC Hydro urges you to be prepared as trees weakened by drought pose a risk of more frequent outages. Learn more Enter to win a massager, and a 4K OLED TV Our fall campaign contest wraps up this week with a chance to get in on the grand prize of a 65-inch Sony BRAVIA TV. Learn more Log in to MyHydro Outages & safety Accounts Contact us Energy savings You've received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.