As the cold temperatures settle in over Saskatchewan so does the need for heat.
SaskPower is reporting a new record peak load was reached on Monday.
The level surpasses the old high mark set on January 8th last year.
Except for 2010, consumption records have been notched up in consecutive years since 2007.
SaskPower says there are a few ways to reduce your monthly bills.
Turning down the temperature a few degrees or plugging your car in on a timer can help alleviate some of the stress on your wallet.