Is China’s ‘global energy internet’ plan growing in power? Yes, but not as President Xi Jinping envisioned

//Is China’s ‘global energy internet’ plan growing in power? Yes, but not as President Xi Jinping envisioned

Is China’s ‘global energy internet’ plan growing in power? Yes, but not as President Xi Jinping envisioned

Ever since President Xi Jinping pitched the idea of a “global energy internet” to the United Nations six years ago, China has been trying to persuade the world to build the high-voltage highways that would form its backbone. That plan to wrap the planet in a web of intercontinental, made-in-Beijing power lines has gone pretty much nowhere. Yet the fortunes of so-called supergrids appear to be turning, if not on quite the spectacular, Bond-villain scale Xi first envisaged.China has both a…

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