Peak-load coverage with particular reference to gas turbines and hydroelectric plants

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StatementEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
SeriesEnergy resources development series -- no. 17., Energy resources development series -- no. 17.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Committee on Natural Resources., Electrowatt Engineering Services Ltd.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
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Open LibraryOL16508286M

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