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Published by Solar Energy Research Institute, Available from National Technical Information Service in Golden, Colo, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Solar energy -- United States -- States.,
  • Solar energy policy -- United States -- States.

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StatementRob Koontz ... [et al.] ; prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy.
SeriesSERI/TR -- 722-882.
ContributionsKoontz, Robert., Solar Energy Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14511407M

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