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Eclipse to put unprecedented strain on Europe's power grid

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 05:50
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A boy in France testing special glasses for watching a partial eclipse. The moon will cross in front of the sun, blocking about 80 per cent of its light across Europe from 8am to 11am London time.

Frankfurt

THE eclipse due to bring most of Europe into deep shadows on Friday morning will put an unprecedented strain on the electricity grid, which takes power from the world's biggest concentration of solar panels.

The moon will cross in front of the sun, blocking about 80 per

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