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Explain why ultra-high voltages are used to carry electricity over transmission lines.

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Melani399

Well, let's take it the other way. If you have a rather low voltage (220 volts -- Europe -- is low) you'd get a high current, which more easily dissipates as heat, resulting in loss of energy. Using a high voltage you have a low current which could easily be transported with almost no loss.

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