China pushing hard on Asia-Africa-Europe HVDC-powerline network
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China pushing hard on Asia-Africa-Europe HVDC-powerline network

If at some point in the future, the planet decides to build a global network of powerlines - then we're going to be solar powered 24/7. The sun never sets on Earth - just on you or I personally. Now, from a geopolitical standpoint - its scary that the world's largest country has powerlines within your borders, and might have the ability to control the electricity on those powerlines. It seems Laos' powergrid is about completely filled with Chinese hydropower. What about Laos' political structure? Must be a lot like having the United States trolling your water for oil. (more…)
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