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China's power grid plans: a $250 billion white elephant?

Workers install a high voltage electricity pylon in Xuancheng, Anhui province, in this May 17, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Workers install a high voltage electricity pylon in Xuancheng, Anhui province, in this May 17, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Workers install a high voltage electricity pylon in Xuancheng, Anhui province, in this May 17, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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A labourer installs an attachment to an electricity pylon in Anqing, Anhui province, in this file picture taken November 2, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

A labourer installs an attachment to an electricity pylon in Anqing, Anhui province, in this file picture taken November 2, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

A labourer installs an attachment to an electricity pylon in Anqing, Anhui province, in this file picture taken November 2, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily/Files
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Workers climb up a newly installed high voltage electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province, in this July 4, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

Workers climb up a newly installed high voltage electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province, in this July 4, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

Workers climb up a newly installed high voltage electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province, in this July 4, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files
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