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Forget mobile phone covers made of recycled plastic bottles or handsets powered by sunlight. If you really want to make a green phone call then move to California, where some phone masts will soon run on wind energy. Helix_Wind Helix Wind's turbines capture wind using a helix shaped blades Wind turbine manufacturer Helix …


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  1. John Browne


    In sunnier climates like Spain and Italy it's very common to see a solar panel hanging out of small mobile phone masts in the countryside.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    catch up

    Yawn. T-Mobile already have wind power cell sites up and running in Austria.

  3. Nicholas Wright
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    A way to quieten the phone mast sceptics?...

    Say that for every phone mast put up, each will have its own wind turbine powering it, and any left over electricity given to the local resident/business.

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