Eclipsed

Across Europe last week a Solar eclipse was the first to have a significant impact on the power system.

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The shadowed area was estimated to have about 90 Gigawatts of solar power and production temporarily decreased by up to 34 GW compared to a clear sky day. The temperature was calculated to have decreased by 3°C.

Amateur photographers had a field day:

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