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Renewable energy prospects proceedings of a conference on non-fossil fuel and non-nuclear fuel energy strategies, Honolulu, USA, Jan. 9-12, 1979

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford ; New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesEnergy. v. 4, no. 5.
Statementedited by Wilfrid Bach ... [et al.].
ContributionsBach, Wilfrid., Conference on Non-Fossil Fuel and Non-Nuclear Fuel Energy Strategies (1979 : Honolulu).
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, p. 711-1021 :
Number of Pages1021
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14198398M
ISBN 100080242529

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