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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Office of the Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs], Sandia Laboratories, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Albuquerque, N.M, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar power plants.,
  • Heat engineering.,
  • Solar heating.

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    Statementedited by William H. McCulloch, Midtemperture Solar Systems Test Division 4721, John C. Zimmerman, Dispersed Power Applications Division 4722, Sandia Laboratories ; prepared by Sandia Laboratories for the United States Department of Energy.
    SeriesSAND ; 78-0951, SAND (Series) (Albuquerque, N.M.) -- 78-0951.
    ContributionsMcCulloch, William H., Zimmerman, John C., 1931-, Sandia Laboratories. Midtemperature Solar Systems Test Division 4721., Sandia Laboratories. Dispersed Power Applications Division 4722., United States. Dept. of Energy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17649244M

    1 EIA, an independent arm of the Department of Energy, is the primary public source of energy statistics and forecasts for the United States. The estimated amount of new generating capacity is taken from the Excel output spreadsheet for the Annual Energy Outlook report. Note that EIA forecasts assume no change to the laws and regulationsFile Size: 1MB.


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