TITLE

Dark Horses

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, M. Stanton
PUB. DATE
May 1978
SOURCE
National Review;5/26/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p668
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the costs of the proposed use of solar power and coal in the United States. The estimated cost of solar power and coal as a transitional measure is very expensive. The process of switching from gas to coal will also involve replacing of machinery, buildings and energy circuits, which will cost at least 220 billion dollars.
ACCESSION #
6047550

 

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