Handbook of alternative energy technology development and policy
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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Energy development -- United States.,
  • Power resources -- United States.,
  • Renewable energy sources -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Alternative Energy Technology Group, Science Policy Research Division.
SeriesReport no -- 83-43 SPR., Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 83-43 SPR.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Science Policy Research Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 341 p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17831118M

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