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High-voltage electricity, the lifeblood of our civilization. Within just a few decades, the form of energy that's probably the most volatile of all has become indispensable to our daily life. It required and requires a lot of logistic energy (if such a thing exists ;) to supply stable, reliable power to the consumers, since you can't really store electricity in its native form - and no, batteries don't count, that's chemical energy, similar to the corn field near the camera, which is a convenient way to store solar energy as food for the cattle during the winter months.
Note the top wire which was NOT highlited. This is because it's a glass fibre for data communications, and since it's coated in metal, it doubles as a lightning rod (of sorts). During the month of September, these lines were updated around the district - which explains the makeshift wood construction that kept the cables from falling on the ground if anything went wrong.
High voltage aerial cables are still the most popular way of distributing electricity. Some engineers claim (ever since the 1960's) that laying the cables underground, coating them in polyurethane, would be favourable for the scenery, reduce the line loss caused by the air capacity between the wires and reduce ozone production (380 kV are capable of ionizing the air, attracting pollution particles and increasing the chemical fallout along the lee side of the wires - think "laser printer on steroids"). However, pylons and cables are cheaper in the short run, so we're going to see those for quite some time around...