B.C. Hydro http://www.kplu.org en Canada defends hydropower 'entitlement' from U.S. Northwest http://www.kplu.org/post/canada-defends-hydropower-entitlement-us-northwest <p>Here's a little-known fact that may affect your power bill.</p><p>Every year, public utilities in the Northwest give British Columbia several hundred million dollars worth of electricity. That's to compensate Canada for managing the upper Columbia River to minimize flooding and maximize hydropower downstream.</p><p>Americans are pushing for a better deal. But the B.C. government is preparing to defend what is now considered an entitlement.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:01:00 +0000 Tom Banse 9249 at http://www.kplu.org Canada defends hydropower 'entitlement' from U.S. Northwest