Puget Sound Energy http://kuow.org en Canada Defends Hydropower 'Entitlement' From U.S. Northwest http://kuow.org/post/canada-defends-hydropower-entitlement-us-northwest <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/07/070313TB_Canadian_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Here's a little known fact that may affect your power bill: 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>Americans are pushing for a better deal, but the B.C. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:39:02 +0000 Tom Banse 16131 at http://kuow.org Canada Defends Hydropower 'Entitlement' From U.S. Northwest State Commission Finds PSE At Fault For Gas Explosion http://kuow.org/post/state-commission-finds-pse-fault-gas-explosion <p></p><p>A state report has found Puget Sound Energy at fault for a gas explosion that injured two people in September 2011. The blast destroyed the North Seattle home of the Ingham family.<br> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 02:11:56 +0000 Sara Lerner 5765 at http://kuow.org State Commission Finds PSE At Fault For Gas Explosion