GTI

Gas Technology Institute (formerly Gas Research Institute (GRI))

GTL

gas-to-liquids


HAP

hazardous air pollutant

HCFCs

hydrochlorofluorocarbons

HSTF

high-sulfur test facility

HTI

Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc.

HVAC

high-voltage alternating current

Hz

hertz


IAQ

indoor air quality

IAQI&V

indor air quality, infiltration, and ventilation

ICE

internal combustion engine

IEA

International Energy Agency

IFC

International Fuel Cells

IGCC

integrated gasification combined cycle

IGT

Institute for Gas Technology

IOF

Industries of the Future

IPST

Institute of Paper Science and Technology


kW

kilowatt

kWh

kilowatt hour


LBNL

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

LDV

light-duty vehicle

LEW

low-emissivity window

LNG

liquefied natural gas


MCFC

molten carbonate fuel cell

MHD

magnetohydrodynamics

MMBtu

million British thermal units

MMTCE

millions of tons of coal equivalent

MOU

memorandum of understanding

mpg

miles per gallon

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging (equipment)

MTG

methanol-to-gasoline (technology)

MW

megawatt

MWX

Multiwell Experiment


NAECA

National Appliance Energy Conservation Act

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NBSLD

National Bureau of Standards Load Determination

NEDO

New Energy Development Organization (Japan)

NES

National Energy Strategy

NGCC

natural gas combined cycle

NGPT

Office of Natural Gas and Petroleum Technology

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NiMH

nickel metal hydride

NIPER

National Institute for Petroleum and Energy Research

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NMHCs

nonmethane hydrocarbons

NMOGs

nonmethane organic gases

NOx

oxide of nitrogen

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation


OAAT

Office of Advanced Automotive Technologies

OIT

Office of Industrial Technologies

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OPT

Office of Power Technologies

ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

OTT

Office of Transportation Technologies


PAFC

phosphoric acid fuel cell

PDC

polycrystalline diamond compact (drilling bit)

PEM

proton exchange membrane/polymer electrolyte membrane

PFBC

pressurized fluidized-bed combustion

PM

particulate matter

PNGV

Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles

P4

Programmable Powdered Preform Process

ppm

parts per million


Q

quad


RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

R&D

research and development

RD&D

research, development, and demonstration

RDD&D

research, development, demonstration, and deployment

ROI

return on investment


SCR

selective catalytic reduction

SFC

Synthetic Fuels Corporation

SHGC

solar heat gain coefficient

SIDI

spark-ignited, direct-injection

SMES

superconductivity magnetic energy storage

SNCR

selective noncatalytic reduction

SO2

sulfur dioxide

SOFC

solid oxide fuel cells

SRC-II

solvent-refined coal

STM

Stirling thermal motors

SUV

sport utility vehicle

SWPC

Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation


TBC

thermal barrier coatings

Tcf

trillion cubic feet

T&D

transmission and distribution

TORIS

total oil recovery information system

tpd

tons per day


UGR

unconventional gas resources

ULEV

ultralow-emission vehicle

UPS

uninterruptible power supply



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