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lessons learnt from large scale projects

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photovoltaic power systems,
  • City planning,
  • Electrification -- Case studies,
  • Energy policy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bruno Gaiddon, Henk Kaan, and Donna Munro.
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsGaiddon, Bruno., Kaan, Henk., Munro, Donna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1087 .P49 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxviii, 185p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202917M
    ISBN 109781844077717
    LC Control Number2009014032

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