The Lucky Penny Plan

This winter, when you sign-up for a 3 Year Lucky Penny bundle, you get an all new Amazon Echo Dot on us! ($69.99 MSRP)

  • Enjoy 3 years of fixed-rate natural gas and electricity
  • Receive 2 months of energy per penny for only 1 cent per GJ/kWh*
  • Make the home life easier with the Amazon's famous helper, Alexa
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3 Year Lucky Penny Plan

Sign-up for a 3 Year Lucky Penny bundle and get an all new Amazon Echo Dot on us! ($69.99 MSRP)†

  • Sign up today and get both electricity and gas for just a penny (per Gj/kWh) during June 2019 & October 2019!*
  • No cancellation fees. Save 50% on our administration fee.^
  • This winter, when you sign-up for a 3 Year Lucky Penny bundle, you get an all new Amazon Echo Dot on us! ($69.99 MSRP)†


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What is the Amazon Echo Dot?

  • The Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free device with built-in speakers, controlled by your voice.
  • The device connects to the Alexa Voice Service, which allows you to play music, make calls, send and receive messages to other Amazon Echo Dot users. and control your smart home—all hands-free.
  • Alexa lets you regulate smart home devices. Switch on the lamp without getting out of bed or dim the lights from the couch. All you do is ask.

Gift Yourself the Lucky Penny Plan

Take advantage of our limited-time offer. Deck your home with Lucky Penny and the all new Amazon Echo Dot. Sign-up for a steady, fixed-rate price to avoid potential price spikes. And, whether you are at home or away, Alexa is designed to make your life easier by letting you voice control your world.

electricity plus natural gas plus hive

The all new Amazon Echo Dot device is included at no additional cost to you; it is part of your bundled energy and connected home services. Enjoy natural gas and electricity for only 1¢ per GJ/kWh* in May 2019 and October 2019.

Help and Advice

What is an Amazon Echo Dot?

What is an Amazon Echo Dot? Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and much more.

How does the Amazon Echo Dot work?

When you want to use Amazon Echo Dot, simply say the wake word, "Alexa," and the Amazon Echo Dot lights up and streams audio to the cloud, where the Alexa Voice Service is leveraged to recognize and respond to your request instantly.

Who is Alexa and what is an Alexa skill?

Alexa is Amazon's voice service, accessed through the Amazon Echo Dot.

What are intents and utterances?

An intent is what a user is trying to accomplish. Utterances are the specific phrases that people will use when requesting Alexa.

Does the Amazon Echo Dot work with my Hive?

Yes. You can connect compatible smart home devices to Alexa. See for compatible smart home devices.

How does Alexa work with smart home devices?

Alexa enables you to control and check the status of a variety of smart home devices, such as lights, outlets, cameras, and thermostats. See compatible smart home devices.

Is Wi-Fi required when using Alexa and the Echo Dot?

Yes, Wi-Fi is required when using Alexa and the Echo Dot.

My Amazon Echo stopped working! What do I do?

Contact Amazon's customer service, and they'll be more than happy to assist you.

Can I turn off the microphone on the Amazon Echo Dot?

Yes, you can turn off the microphone on the Amazon Echo Dot by pushing the microphone on/off button on the top of your device. When the microphone on/off button turns red, the microphone is off. The device will not respond to the wake word, nor respond to the action button until you reactivate the microphone by pushing the microphone on/off button again. Even when the device's microphone is off, the Amazon Echo Dot will still respond to requests you make through your remote.

Do I have to be a Prime member to use the Amazon Echo Dot?

No, an Amazon Prime membership is not required to use the Amazon Echo Dot.

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To enrol, you will need:

  • To have an active utility account
  • To be the person named on the utility account
  • Your service address
  • Your billing address (if different)
  • Your contact details including email address
  • To be over the age of 18

This offer is only available to residents of Alberta who do not currently have a service contract with Direct Energy. The Members of Natural Gas Co-operatives, municipally owned utilities, and some Rural Electrification Associations are not eligible for this offer.

† Please allow 30 days from your service start date for processing and delivery of your Echo Dot. To utilize all features of the Echo Dot, you will need an 'always on' Wi-Fi internet service. Terms and Conditions apply. All Amazon trademarks and copyrights are property of or its affiliates. The Echo Dot is provided by Direct Energy, Amazon is not a sponsor of this energy plan offer.

*The 3-Year Lucky Penny and Amazon Echo Dot plan offers two months of retail energy charges of one penny/kWh (1.00¢/kWh) and one penny/GJ ($0.01/GJ) for the months of June 2019 and October 2019. The rates for the rest of the plan term are 6.19¢/kWh for electricity and $3.69/GJ for natural gas.

**For customers in the Calgary and Edmonton areas only. This offer also includes a one time free furnace Maintenance (a $150 value) available to customers in eligible areas within Calgary and Edmonton only. See if you're eligible here. The one time free furnace or air conditioner maintenance must be scheduled within 12 months from the start date of your service with Direct Energy. For more information call 403-232-1155 in the Greater Calgary area and 780-483-3056 in the Greater Edmonton area.

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