Solar energy and the U.S. economy

by Christopher J. Pleatsikas

Publisher: Westview Press in Boulder, Colo

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 139-151.

StatementChristopher J. Pleatsikas, Edward A. Hudson, and Richard Goettle IV.
SeriesA Westview replica edition
ContributionsHudson, Edward A., Goettle, Richard.
LC ClassificationsHD9681.U62 P56 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3783397M
ISBN 100865313261
LC Control Number81023970

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