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Reliance on solar power could lead to wars over sunlight, warns expert

As Britain and other industrialised nations become increasingly hooked on solar energy, our reliance on the sun could see the country sucked into unwinnable wars, and sleepwalking into the dark ages, claimed controversial author Tony Harrington at the launch of his new book, ‘The Nights are Drawing In’.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2010
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Queen’s waving arm to be used to generate power during Royal engagements

cost reduction measures welcomed by the publicIt is hoped Her Majesty’s oscillating limb will provide sufficient power to run not only her Rolls Royce’s satellite navigation system but also the car’s DVD player.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2010
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World first as British scientists harness drizzle power

limitless supplies of greyness just waiting to be tappedThe rest of the world may be moving towards greater use of solar power or wind power, but renewable energy generation that taps into specific local atmospheric conditions in the UK has leapt forward with a Manchester project that uses drizzle to power street lights.

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Posted: Sep 5th, 2009
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