Smart Audio

As of November 1, 2023, the Hydro Ottawa smart speaker skill will no longer be available. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
If you already have the Amazon and/or Google skill installed, you will need to disable it. Visit Amazon and Google for instructions.
Ask Amazon Echo your electricity questions with Hydro Ottawa’s Smart Speaker Skill.


Current price and when rates are lowest

With the Hydro Ottawa Smart Speaker Skill, you can simply ask Alexa about the current electricity rate or Time-of-Use period.


How to reduce your electricity usage

Through the Hydro Ottawa Smart Speaker Skill, Alexa will share helpful tips on how to save electricity and lower your bill.


Find out about current power outages

Curious about whether the power is out? With the skill, Alexa can now tell you if there are power outages in Ottawa, where they are and how many customers are affected.


Ask questions about your electricity bill

Through Hydro Ottawa’s Smart Speaker Skill, you can learn your current bill balance, the date of your last payment and when your next payment is due.