C
Acronyms

AC alternating current

AMP Automatic Mitigation Procedures

AVOC annual variable operating cost

BWR boiling water reactor

C&D constructing and demolition

CAA Clean Air Act

CAIR Clean Air Interstate Rule

CAMR Clean Air Mercury Rule

CC combined cycle

CDW construction and demolition waste

CHP combined heat and power

CIPP Commercial and Industrial Performance Program

CO carbon monoxide

CO2 carbon dioxide

ConEd Consolidated Edison

CPU central processing unit

CRPP Comprehensive Reliability Planning Process

CSP curtailment service provider

CT combustion turbine

DC direct current

DER distributed energy resource

DG distributed generation

DOE Department of Energy

DR demand response

DSM demand-side management

EE energy efficiency

EESP energy efficiency service provider

EIA Energy Information Administration

EOL end of license

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

ERO Electric Reliability Organization

ESP electrostatic precipitator/precipitation

ETP Enabling Technologies Program

FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FF fabric filter

FGD flue-gas desulfurization

FO2 No. 2 (distillate oil)

FO6 No. 6 (residual oil)

GAP Gap Analysis Program (U.S. Geological Survey)

GE General Electric International

GHG greenhouse gas

Hg mercury

HHV higher heating value

HVAC high-voltage alternating current; or heating, ventilating, air conditioning (Chapter 2 only)

HVDC high-voltage direct current

IC internal combustion

ICAP installed capacity

ICR installed capacity requirement

IGCC integrated gasification combined cycle

IOU investor owned utility

IP2 Indian Point Unit 2

IP3 Indian Point Unit 3

IPP independent power producer

IRM installed reserve margin

ISO-NE independent system operator-New England

LBMP locational-based marginal pricing

LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

LCOE levelized cost of energy

LED light-emitting diode

LHV Lower Hudson Valley

LI Long Island

LICAP locational installed capacity

LIPA Long Island Power Authority

LNG liquefied natural gas



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Alternatives to the Indian Point Energy Center for Meeting New York Electric Power Needs C Acronyms AC alternating current AMP Automatic Mitigation Procedures AVOC annual variable operating cost BWR boiling water reactor C&D constructing and demolition CAA Clean Air Act CAIR Clean Air Interstate Rule CAMR Clean Air Mercury Rule CC combined cycle CDW construction and demolition waste CHP combined heat and power CIPP Commercial and Industrial Performance Program CO carbon monoxide CO2 carbon dioxide ConEd Consolidated Edison CPU central processing unit CRPP Comprehensive Reliability Planning Process CSP curtailment service provider CT combustion turbine DC direct current DER distributed energy resource DG distributed generation DOE Department of Energy DR demand response DSM demand-side management EE energy efficiency EESP energy efficiency service provider EIA Energy Information Administration EOL end of license EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERO Electric Reliability Organization ESP electrostatic precipitator/precipitation ETP Enabling Technologies Program FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FF fabric filter FGD flue-gas desulfurization FO2 No. 2 (distillate oil) FO6 No. 6 (residual oil) GAP Gap Analysis Program (U.S. Geological Survey) GE General Electric International GHG greenhouse gas Hg mercury HHV higher heating value HVAC high-voltage alternating current; or heating, ventilating, air conditioning (Chapter 2 only) HVDC high-voltage direct current IC internal combustion ICAP installed capacity ICR installed capacity requirement IGCC integrated gasification combined cycle IOU investor owned utility IP2 Indian Point Unit 2 IP3 Indian Point Unit 3 IPP independent power producer IRM installed reserve margin ISO-NE independent system operator-New England LBMP locational-based marginal pricing LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory LCOE levelized cost of energy LED light-emitting diode LHV Lower Hudson Valley LI Long Island LICAP locational installed capacity LIPA Long Island Power Authority LNG liquefied natural gas

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Alternatives to the Indian Point Energy Center for Meeting New York Electric Power Needs LOLE loss-of-load expectation LSE load serving entity MAAC Mid-Atlantic Area Council (reliability council) MAPS Multi-Area Production Simulation MARS Multi-Area Reliability Simulation MDEA methyl diethanol amine MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MSW municipal solid waste NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards NE New England NERC North American Electric Reliability Council NG natural gas NGCC natural gas combined cycle NOx nitrogen oxide NPCC Northeast Power Coordinating Council NRC National Research Council NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory N-S north-south NYC New York City NYCA New York Control Area NYDEC New York Department of Environmental Conservation NYISO New York Independent System Operator NYMex New York Mercantile Exchange NYPA New York Power Authority NYPSC New York Public Service Commission NYSERDA New York State Energy Research and Development Authority NYSRC New York State Reliability Council O3 ozone O&M operation and maintenance PC pulverized coal PJM Pennsylvania Jersey Maryland (regional transmission organization) PLRP Peak Load Reduction Program PM particulate matter PPA Power Purchase Agreement PSEG Public Service Electric and Gas PUC public utility commission PV photovoltaic, photovoltaics PWR pressurized water reactor REAP Residential Energy Affordability Program REPIS Renewable Plant Information System RGGI Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RMR Reliability-Must-Run RNA Reliability Needs Assessment ROS rest of state RPS Renewable Portfolio Standard SBC Systems Benefit Charge SCPC supercritical pulverized coal SCR Special Case Resource; selective catalytic reduction SHW solar hot water SO2 sulfur dioxide SOx sulfur oxide SPDES State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System SVC static VAR compensator TO transmission owner UCAP unforced capacity UDR Unforced Delivery Rights (transmission capacity) UPNY-SENY Upstate New York-Southeast New York (transmission interface) U.S. NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission VOC volatile organic compound; variable operating cost VOLL value of lost load WESP wet electrostatic precipitator/precipitation