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Mobile networks powered by wind

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Feb 13, 2007.

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    Wind and solar power station
    A pilot project was carried out in Swindon in the UK
    Wind and solar energy could be used to set up mobile phone networks in rural areas of the world without power.

    The world's first mobile phone base station powered by wind and the sun's rays will soon open in Namibia.

    The trial follows a pilot held in Swindon, UK, led by Motorola. Mobile firm MTC Namibia will run the cell.

    "We firmly believe we need a solution to go into rural areas and the key is speed - we need a quick roll out," said MTC executive Joachen Traut.
    full story: BBC NEWS | Technology | Mobile networks powered by wind
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