CEF Clean Energy Future, Scenarios for a (study)

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CEO chief executive officer

Cf californium

CFC chlorofluorocarbons

CFL compact fluorescent light

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CFT coal-to-liquid fuel, Fischer-Tropsch

CH4 methane

CHP combined heat and power

CI compression-ignition

Cm curium

CMTG coal-to-liquid fuel, methanol-to-gasoline

CNG compressed natural gas

CO carbon monoxide

CO2 carbon dioxide

CO2 eq carbon dioxide equivalent

COL construction and operating license

CRP Conservation Reserve Program

Cs cesium

CSP concentrating solar power

CTL coal-to-liquid fuel

CVT continuously variable transmission

CWIP construction work in progress

CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act

DBT Design Basis Threat

DC direct current

DI&C digital instrumentation and control

DME dimethyl ether

DNA deoxyribonucleic acid

DOE U.S. Department of Energy

DSM demand-side management

EAF electric-arc furnace

ECBM enhanced coal bed methane



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