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Ultra high-voltage lines strung in Qingjian, China. Photo: Zhao Chen/Getty

In vision and scale, the idea is mind-boggling: In response to an expected doubling of global demand for electricity over the next generation, China is proposing a super-grid — a grand, world-spanning, cross-border, centrally managed network of power generation. By 2070, it would deliver green-generated electricity to 80 countries, from the United States to Southeast Asia to Russia, Kuwait, Nigeria, and all points in between. The electricity would be moved across advanced power lines operating at an ultra-high 800 kilovolts, providing the umph to push the power thousands of miles while losing little capacity along the way. …

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