Does a DC transmission line for a given amount of power, do better at higher voltage? I know power is the product of the Voltage and current. The logic given to me by one of my peers was that I(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^{2}R losses are less if the current is low. And so for a given power, it would imply V to be higher.

But power can also be given as V^{2}/ R, right? So by this logic wouldn't increasing the voltage increase the power dissipation? Which reasoning is right?

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# DC transmission lower loss on higher voltage?

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