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The World’s Oldest Solar Panel

Hibernating for some 60 good years, the world’s oldest solar panel built by a British science teacher has come out of the standby mode. Antique dealer Fred Nickson unveiled it at yesterday’s Antiques for Everyone show at Birmingham’s NEC. Still in working condition, the crystal-ball-shaped panel produces 1.5 volts of electricity that is just enough to power a digital watch.