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Glastonbury attendees' wee to power displays

Glastonbury attendees' wee to power displays

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The lavatory facilities at festivals can often be feared as pits of despair, but a team of scientists are set to turn Glastonbury goers' wee into energy.Display boards at this year's Glastonbury festival are going to powered by urine, provided via a 40-person urinal which will be situated near to the headline Pyramid stage.Technology designed by scientists at the Bristol Bioenergy Centre (BBiC) can harness the power of pee to illuminate the darkness and charge mobile phones.While this isn't the first time that "Pee Power" has featured at the festival, it is the first time in which it will be used to power information boards keeping attendees in the know.The 40-person urinal will be conveniently placed by the Cider Bus, just a few hundred metres from the Pyramid stage.Scientists and student...