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Acronyms and Definitions

Annex 1 Developed countries that agreed to emissions commitments in the Kyoto Protocol negotiations

AOG Abundant oil and gas; a reference energy system

ATS Advanced turbine systems

Carbon intensity Carbon per unit energy

CANDU Canada Deuterium Uranium

CBF Coal bridge to the future—a reference energy system

DOE Department of Energy

EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration

EOR Enhanced oil recovery

EPRI Electric Power Research Institute

ESP Electrostatic precipitation

FCC Fluid catalytic cracker

FCCC See UNFCCC

FGC Fuel gas desulfurization

GDP Gross domestic product

GNP Genetically modified organisms

GMO Gross national (or world) product

GRAS Generally recognized as safe

GtC Gigatonnes carbon (109 tons)

HRSG Heat recovery steam generator

ICM Industrial Carbon Management

IEA International Energy Agency

IGCC Integrated gasification combined cycle

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change



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Page 222 D Acronyms and Definitions Annex 1 Developed countries that agreed to emissions commitments in the Kyoto Protocol negotiations AOG Abundant oil and gas; a reference energy system ATS Advanced turbine systems Carbon intensity Carbon per unit energy CANDU Canada Deuterium Uranium CBF Coal bridge to the future—a reference energy system DOE Department of Energy EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration EOR Enhanced oil recovery EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ESP Electrostatic precipitation FCC Fluid catalytic cracker FCCC See UNFCCC FGC Fuel gas desulfurization GDP Gross domestic product GNP Genetically modified organisms GMO Gross national (or world) product GRAS Generally recognized as safe GtC Gigatonnes carbon (109 tons) HRSG Heat recovery steam generator ICM Industrial Carbon Management IEA International Energy Agency IGCC Integrated gasification combined cycle IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Page 223 IS92a,b,… Future scenerios of IPCC based on assumptions, the more significant of which are population, population growth, rate of end-use energy intensity improvement, andelasticity of energy demand LCI Life cycle inventory Mw(e) Megawatts of electric power NGO Non-governmental organization OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OGF Same as AOG oxyfuel Fuel burned in oxygen that has been separated from air prior to burning. PCC Post-combustion capture PCDC Pre-combustion decarbonization PET polyethylene teraphthalate PLA Polylactic acid PNGV Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles ppmv Parts per million volume PSI Pounds per square inch PV Photovoltaic Quad 1015 BTU. This is approximately equal to 0.2 billion tonnes of carbon SCFD Standard cubic feet per day ton 2000 lb, used by some writers. See tonne, tonne Metric ton, equal to 2202 lb. The standard unit for projection is tonnes of carbon. This should be differentiated from tonnes of CO2, which is a factor of 11/3 larger than tonnes carbon UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Also FCCC

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