Renewable and other alternative energy sources

hearing before the Subcommittees on Energy Research and Development, and Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session ... Albuquerque, NM, November 1, 1990. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development.

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  • New Mexico.,
  • United States.

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  • Renewable energy sources -- New Mexico.,
  • Renewable energy sources -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-1178
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E554 1990h
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1665894M
LC Control Number91600375

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electricity demand has been stagnant, the price of natural gas has fallen as production has soared, and government policy has until recently favored other energy sources such as wind and solar.

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[David Craddock] -- Studies have shown that the average North American family will spend more than a quarter of a million dollars on energy in a lifetime. What many other countries, including Germany, Spain, France.

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