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An assessment of solar energy as a national energy resource

NSF/NASA Solar Energy Panel.

An assessment of solar energy as a national energy resource

by NSF/NASA Solar Energy Panel.

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Published by Distributed by National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Springfield (Va.) .
Written in English


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Statementprepared for [the] National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
SeriesPB-221 659
The Physical Object
FormatMicrofiche
Pagination1 microfiche
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20899606M

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AN ASSESSMENT OF SOLAR ENERGY AS A NATIONAL ENERGY RESOURCE PREPARED BY THE NSF/NASA SOLAR ENERGY PANEL Dr. Paul Donovan, Co-Chairman Mr. William Woodward, Co-Chairman Mr. William R. Cherry, Executive Secretary Dr.

Frederick H. Morse, Technical Coordinator Dr. Lloyd O. Herwig, Executive Committee December Panel supported by a Grant from the.

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