Boateng, Osei
July 2003
New African;Jul2003, Issue 420, p66
Focuses on preparations of Europeans to take a commanding position in solar energy production and use. European solar energy strategy for market development; Need for development of renewable energies; Advantages of the use of solar energy.


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