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Coal and nuclear electricity fuels

Farhood Rahnama

Coal and nuclear electricity fuels

a regional analysis

by Farhood Rahnama

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Published by Canadian Energy Research Institute in Calgary, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Electric power-plants -- Canada -- Fuel consumption -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 77-81.

      StatementFarhood Rahnama.
      SeriesStudy / Canadian Energy Research Institute ;, no. 15, Study (Canadian Energy Research Institute) ;, no. 15.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.C2 R33 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3087160M
      ISBN 100920522211
      LC Control Number82189121


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