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Published by Energy, Mines and Resources Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Lightning protection,
  • Wind turbines.,
  • Photovoltaic power generation

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Kyriacos P. Savva.
ContributionsCanada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada. Technology Branch
LC ClassificationsTH9057 S29 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19697404M
ISBN 10066217237X

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