Survey of solar thermal energy storage subsystems for thermal/electric applications by C. L Segaser

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  • Heat storage,
  • Solar energy,
  • Solar power plants

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StatementC. L. Segaser
SeriesORNL/TM ; 5758
ContributionsOak Ridge National Laboratory
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Paginationix, 87 p. :
Number of Pages87
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Open LibraryOL14881413M

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