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Periods of peak demand for utility service Wisconsin electric utilities, 1977-1973. by Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. Accounts and Finance Division.

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Published by Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Accounts and Finance Division in [Madison] .
Written in English



  • Wisconsin,
  • Wisconsin.


  • Electric utilities -- Wisconsin -- Statistics.,
  • Peak load -- Economic aspects -- Wisconsin.

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SeriesBulletin - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Accounts and Finance Division ; no. 59
LC ClassificationsHD2767.W6 A37 no. 59, HD9685.U6 A37 no. 59
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4068113M
LC Control Number79621334

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