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Water Pumping The Solar Alternative by M. G. Thomas

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Published by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM .
Written in English


  • Solar energy--Research--United States.

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StatementThomas, Michael G.
ContributionsPhotovoltaic Systems Design Assistance Center, Sandia National Laboratories.
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Open LibraryOL17590930M

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