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Are commercial solar systems worth the price?

February 10, 1978

Enthusiasm for solar electric technology is being dampened by the reality that most consumers cannot afford it.

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Are commercial solar systems worth the price?
Enthusiasm for solar electric technology is being dampened by the reality that most consumers cannot afford it.
Nuclear accident spurs investigation
A seal ruptured in the helium circulator of the Fort St. Vain nuclear plant at Platteville, Colo., releasing helium gas containing radioactive iodine into the plant interior and then into the outside air.

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IJC urges Canada to halt Poplar River Project
The Saskatchewan government has rejected a recommendation by the International Joint Comission -- an independent organization that arbitrates boundary disputes between the U.S. and Canada -- to halt construction of the 300 megawatt Poplar River power plant currently under construction eight miles north of the Montana border.
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