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Power Savers Ontario

  Get a chance to win $5,000.

Nest thermostats learn what temperatures you like so they can keep you comfortable and help you save energy. With Rush Hour Rewards, you can get rewarded for using less energy when everyone else is using more. And your Nest thermostat can do it automatically.

If you’re an eligible Ontario resident, you can enroll in Rush Hour Rewards from Power Savers Ontario and earn chances to win $5,000.*

You need to be an eligible Ontario resident with central air conditioning to participate.


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Program Details

Sign up for Rush Hour Rewards from Power Savers Ontario and you’ll be eligible to win $5,000. You’ll get a new entry in the sweepstakes every time you fully participate in a rush hour event. That means not turning your thermostat down during the rush hour event.*

  • There can be a maximum of 12 rush hour events each summer, and each rush hour event will be no longer than four hours. Energy rush hours will start in May and end in October.
  • Energy rush hours will occur on non-holiday weekdays between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • You’ll only get one rush hour event a day, and there will not be more than five rush hour events in a week.
  • In the unlikely situation of a critical need on the electric grid, Power Savers Ontario may need to call a critical rush hour event. Critical rush hour events can occur at any time of day on weekdays and weekends between May and October.

Here's how it works:

Rush hour events happen when there’s unusually high demand on the grid. During these events, your Nest thermostat will adjust your home’s temperature by up to 4 degrees, helping you to use less energy. If you start to feel uncomfortable, you can stop participating at any time by changing the temperature. 

Learn more about Rush Hour Rewards.


*When you enroll in Power Savers Ontario, you will be entered to win $5,000. To participate, you must be 18 or older, a legal resident of Ontario, reside in a qualifying location, and be enrolled in the Smart Savers Ontario through the end of the Promotion Period. For each event you participate in, you will receive an additional entry into the sweepstakes drawing. Sign-up is required by August 31, 2021. You may also enter without participating in the Program by sending an entry by postal mail, postmarked by August 31, 2021. More details can be found in the Official Rules or FAQ.
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