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The following links can provide some context on how much electricity moves between Canada and the US.

In 2010, a net 25.3 million megawatt-hours of energy were exported from Canada to the US. If this power flowed at a constant rate, it would be about 2900 megawatts, or the equivalent output from 2 or 3 nuclear reactors.

In terms of dollar value, Canadian exports of crude oil, natural gas and other fossil fuels are much higher than electricity.

The following link has a chart showing the imports and exports from the several regions. British Columbia is actually a net importer of US power. New York and New England receive the most amount of Canadian power in the east.

- Pete
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