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The grid

Gretchen Anna Bakke

The grid

the fraying wires between Americans and our energy future

by Gretchen Anna Bakke

  • 350 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clean energy,
  • History,
  • Electric power distribution,
  • Electric power failures,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Electric power systems,
  • Energy policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGretchen Bakke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1005 .B27 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 352 pages
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27211014M
    ISBN 101608196100
    ISBN 109781608196104
    LC Control Number2016001376
    OCLC/WorldCa938855575

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