Sign-up for a 3 Year Lucky Penny bundle and get an all new Amazon Echo Dot on us! ($69.99 MSRP)†
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alexa is Amazon's voice service, accessed through the Amazon Echo Dot.
An intent is what a user is trying to accomplish. Utterances are the specific phrases that people will use when requesting Alexa.
Yes. You can connect compatible smart home devices to Alexa. See https://www.amazon.com/alexasmarthome for compatible 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.
Yes, Wi-Fi is required when using Alexa and the Echo Dot.
Contact Amazon's customer service, and they'll be more than happy to assist you.
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.
No, an Amazon Prime membership is not required to use the Amazon Echo Dot.
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 Amazon.com 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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