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Solar energy commercialization for African countries

PRC Energy Analysis Company.

Solar energy commercialization for African countries

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Published by The Office, available from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Solar energy -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by PRC Energy Analysis Company for U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Applications, Office of Solar Applications and Commercialization.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Solar Applications and Commercialization.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ810 .P27 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4064305M
      LC Control Number79602118

        Varun Sivaram discusses his forthcoming book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet. Solar energy is the . The Kenyan program has been emulated in a number of other African countries, where the improved stoves continue to gain popularity about the Author --DANIEL M. KAMMEN joined the Energy and Resouces Group faculty at the University of California, Berkeley in as Associate Professor of Energy and Society.   While at COP22, Singh also had the opportunity to interview developers, investors, and aid organizations that are involved in the expansion of renewable energy in Morocco, supporting Karplus as she contributes to an upcoming book on the commercialization of renewable .   Dear Sirs, I am enquiring about who I might contact with reference to research on solar-powered water pumps. I am a retired Economics lecturer (Queen’s University Belfast; formerly, Oxford University Agricultural Economics Institute. Book, on Economics of African Agriculture, and one on Sierra Leone agriculture.) Some time ago, I thought of a device for solar-powered pumping, and .


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