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From space to Earth : the story of solar electricity

Author: John Perlin
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Aatec Publications, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"... Tracks the evolution of photovoltaics from its shaky nineteenth-century beginnings ... to its current position as an indispensible and versatile power source."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Perlin
ISBN: 0937948144 9780937948149 0937948152 9780937948156
OCLC Number: 41338029
Description: xvi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Photovoltaics: The Great Solar Hope 1 --
Chapter 2 Photoelectric Dreams 15 --
Chapter 3 The Dream Becomes Real 25 --
Chapter 4 Searching for Applications 35 --
Chapter 5 Saved by the Space Race 41 --
Chapter 6 Bringing Solar Cells Down to Earth 49 --
Chapter 7 The First Mass Earth Market 57 --
Chapter 8 Captain Lomer's Saga 71 --
Chapter 9 Working on the Railroad 77 --
Chapter 10 Long Distance for Everyone 85 --
Chapter 11 Father Verspieren Preaches the Solar Gospel 103 --
Chapter 12 Electrifying the Unelectrified 125 --
Chapter 13 Solarizing the Electrified 147 --
Chapter 14 Better Cells, Cheaper Cells 163 --
Chapter 15 The Silent Revolution Continues 187.
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"... Tracks the evolution of photovoltaics from its shaky nineteenth-century beginnings ... to its current position as an indispensible and versatile power source."--Dust jacket.

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