The transition to solar energy: an historical approach ( USA).

Ethan Kapstein

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Reviews the history of solar energy development in the USA since early this century. A substantial solar water-heater existed in California and Florida from 1904-1950. This historical experience in solar energy research deserves much more attention than it has received. -from Editors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEnergy transitions: long-term perspectives
EditorsL.J. Perelman, A.W. Giebelhaus, M.D. Yokell
PublisherWestview Press, distributed Bowker
Number of pages15
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • General Environmental Science


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