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What was British Columbai's electricity production?


British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) produces power for that province. It is the third largest electric utility in Canada, serving 1.4 million customers in an area containing over 92 percent of British Columbia's population. Between 45,000 and 50,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity are generated annually, with more than 70 percent produced by major hydroelectric generating stations of the Columbia and Peace rivers. There is an interconnected system of over 70,000 kilometers of transmission and distribution lines.


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