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Generating the future: UK energy systems fit for 2050

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Generating the future : UK energy systems fit for 2050. / Kemp, Roger; Ion, Sue; Cumpsty, Nick et al.

London : Royal Academy of Engineering, 2010. 30 p.

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Kemp, R, Ion, S, Cumpsty, N, Fisk, D, Jenkins, N, Kelly, M, Loughhead, J & Roberts, J 2010, Generating the future: UK energy systems fit for 2050. Royal Academy of Engineering, London. <http://www.raeng.org.uk/gtf>

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Kemp, R., Ion, S., Cumpsty, N., Fisk, D., Jenkins, N., Kelly, M., Loughhead, J., & Roberts, J. (2010). Generating the future: UK energy systems fit for 2050. Royal Academy of Engineering. http://www.raeng.org.uk/gtf

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Kemp R, Ion S, Cumpsty N, Fisk D, Jenkins N, Kelly M et al. Generating the future: UK energy systems fit for 2050. London: Royal Academy of Engineering, 2010. 30 p.

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Kemp, Roger ; Ion, Sue ; Cumpsty, Nick et al. / Generating the future : UK energy systems fit for 2050. London : Royal Academy of Engineering, 2010. 30 p.

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