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Comment

AUTHOR(S)
Brett, Colin
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Insight: Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring;Dec2008, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p662
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the role of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) in implementing and developing generation technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in Great Britain. He mentions that wind energy, tidal and wave power systems are good contributors to the supply of power in the country. He also mentions that the electricity supply industry is in the stage of renewal in meeting safety standards.
ACCESSION #
43832290

 

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