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Solar energy for development

proceedings of the international conference held at Varese, Italy, March 26-29, 1979 by the Commission of the European Communities

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Published by Nijhoff for the Commission of the European Communities, distribution for the U.S., Kluwer Boston in The Hague, Boston, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by W. Palz.
    ContributionsPalz, W. 1937-, Commission of the European Communities.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ810 .S4888
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4412773M
    ISBN 10902472239X
    LC Control Number79016450

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