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ERIC Number: ED130848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 56
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Solar Energy.
Eaton, William W.
Presented is the utilization of solar radiation as an energy resource principally for the production of electricity. Included are discussions of solar thermal conversion, photovoltic conversion, wind energy, and energy from ocean temperature differences. Future solar energy plans, the role of solar energy in plant and fossil fuel production, and public participation in solar energy development are also presented. Diagrams illustrating solar collectors, availability of solar and wind energy, operation of ocean thermal power plants, and an appendix listing the basic units of energy are provided for reference. (SL)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, DC.
Note: Photographs may not reproduce well; Contains occasional small print