Managing nuclear power in a competitive electricity market. by Victor Gilinsky

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Published by Cambridge Energy Research Associates in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Nuclear engineering -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Nuclear industry -- United States -- Forecasting.

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SeriesPrivate report
ContributionsBupp, Irvin C.
LC ClassificationsTK1343 .G55 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL621197M
LC Control Number96220029

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