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Appendix E: Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pages 315-320

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... Appendix E Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations ACEEE American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy AEE Advanced Energy Economy AEIC American Energy Innovation Council AEO Annual Energy Outlook AMI advanced metering infrastructure APPA American Public Power Association ARPA-E Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers BEETIT Building Energy Efficiency Through Innovative Thermodevices BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics BNEF Bloomberg New Energy Finance Btu British thermal unit CAFE Corporate Average Fuel Economy CBO Congressional Budget Office CCS carbon capture and storage CCSP Climate Change Science Program CEER Council of European Energy Regulators CEIR Center for Integrative Environmental Research CES-21 California Electric Systems for the 21st Century CESP customer energy service provider CHP combined heat and power CO2 carbon dioxide COP21 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change C-PACE commercial property assessed clean energy 315
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... 316 POWER OF CHANGE CPP Clean Power Plan CSP concentrating solar power DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DELTA Delivering Efficient Local Thermal Amenities DG distributed generation DHS Department of Homeland Security DoD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DSM demand-side management DSO distribution system operator EAC electricity advisory committee EDA Economic Development Agency EEG Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz (German Renewable Energy Sources Act) EEI Edison Electric Institute EERE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy EERS energy-efficiency resource standard EIA Energy Information Administration ELCON Electric Consumers Resource Council ELI Environmental Law Institute EOR enhanced oil recovery EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPACT Energy Policy Act of 2005 EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ERCOT Electric Reliability Council of Texas ESCO energy service company ESPC energy savings performance contract ETIS energy technology innovation system FDA Food and Drug Administration FEMP Federal Energy Management Program FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FTC Federal Trade Commission FY fiscal year GAO Government Accountability Office GB Great Britain GDP gross domestic product GENI Green Electricity Network Integration GHG greenhouse gas GPT general-purpose technology GSA General Services Administration
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... searching LBW learning by waiting LCOE levelized cost of electricity LED light-emitting diode LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LTC load tap changer LWR light water reactor MACRS Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System MEPS minimum efficiency performance standards METI Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan) MHK marine hydrokinetic
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... 318 POWER OF CHANGE MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MLP master limited partnership MMBtu 1 million British thermal units MMcf 1 million cubic feet Mtpa million tons per annum MW megawatt MWh megawatt hour NAE National Academy of Engineering NAECA National Appliance Energy Conservation Act NAM National Academy of Medicine NAREIT National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts NARUC National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCRDS National Coal Resources Data System NEI Nuclear Energy Institute NEMS National Energy Modeling System NERC North American Electric Reliability Corporation NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory NGO nongovernmental organization NH3 ammonia NIA Network Innovation Allowance NIC Network Innovation Competition NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NMSS Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards NNATCET National Network for Advancing Translational Clean Energy Technologies NNMI National Network for Manufacturing Innovation NOx oxide of nitrogen NRC National Research Council NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory NSF National Science Foundation O&M operations and maintenance OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ofgem Office of Gas and Electric Markets (United Kingdom) PAA Price-Anderson Act PACE property assessed clean energy PCAST President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology PLR private letter ruling PM particulate matter
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... NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission UAE United Arab Emirates UESC utility energy service contract UN United Nations UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change USGS United States Geological Survey
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... 320 POWER OF CHANGE VAR volt/volt ampere reactive VDO venture development organization VOCs volatile organic compounds VVO volt/volt ampere reactive optimization WACC weighted average cost of capital WBDG Whole Building Design Guide

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