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Energy for islands

proceedings of an international conference (Energy for islands, opportunities for British science, technology, and industry)

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Published by Graham & Trotman in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Mechanics) -- Congresses.,
  • Islands -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementorganized by the Society for Underwater Technology and held in London, UK, 10 December, 1987.
    SeriesAdvances in underwater technology, ocean science and offshore engineering ;, v. 17
    ContributionsSociety for Underwater Technology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.7 .E5464 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2244547M
    ISBN 101853330566
    LC Control Number89118074

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    Islands Playbook. This action-oriented guide provides a readily available framework that any community can use to help successfully initiate, plan, and complete an energy transition. Read lessons learned featured in the Playbook from island communities that have reached their goals by implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The Asian Development Bank is helping the Cook Islands reduce its heavy dependence on diesel fuel for electricity generation. The project will fund solar power plants on six islands in the south of the country, with each plant having generating capacity of 3 megawatts. The project is expected to save more than a million liters of diesel consumption a year.


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