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  D List of Acronyms and Abbreviations AAPG American Association of Petroleum Geologists ac alternating current ACS American Chemical Society ACT American College Testing AGI American Geological Institute AGU American Geophysical Union ANSI American National Standards Institute ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ATE Advanced Technological Education ATEEC Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center AWEA American Wind Energy Association bbl barrel BEA U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis BET Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology BHEF Business Higher Education Forum BLM U.S. Bureau of Land Management BLS U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics BOEM Bureau of Ocean Energy Management BRC Blue Ribbon Commission BSEE Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement BSET Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Btu British thermal unit CCS carbon capture and storage CCUS carbon capture, use, and storage CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDEP Cooperative Development Energy Program CEWD Center for Energy Workforce Development CIP Classification of Instructional Programs CO2 carbon dioxide CPI Consumer Price Index CREATE California Regional Consortium for Engineering Advances in Technological Education CREZ Competitive Renewable Energy Zone CSP concentrating solar power CSR corporate social responsibility 369 Prepublication Version 

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370 APPENDIX D DACUM Developing a Curriculum dc direct current DOE U.S. Department of Energy E&P exploration and production EEI Edison Electric Institute EERE energy efficiency and renewable energy EGS enhanced or engineered geothermal system EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration EOR enhanced oil recovery EPC engineering, procurement, and construction ETA Employment and Training Administration ETAI Electronics Technicians Association International FLATE Florida Advanced Technological Education Center FTE full-time-equivalent FVSU Fort Valley State University GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office GDP gross domestic product GEA Geothermal Energy Association GHP geothermal heat pump GIS geographic information system GNF Global Nuclear Fuel GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center GWe gigawatt electric GWhe gigawatt-hour electric H&S health and safety HBCU Historically Black Colleges and Universities HVAC heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IBEW International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers IEC independent electrical contractor IEEE PES Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society IMA International Maritime Associates IMA-NA Industrial Minerals Association–North America IMF International Monetary Fund INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operations IOM Institute of Medicine IPEDS Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System IREC Interstate Renewable Energy Council ISPQ Institute for Sustainable Power Quality ITC investment tax credit Prepublication Version 

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APPENDIX D 371 JIP Joint-Industry Project KSA knowledge, skills, and abilities kW kilowatt kWe kilowatt electric MBA Master’s of Business Administration MCA Minerals Council of Australia MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MPa/km megapascals per kilometer MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration MW megawatt MWt megawatt thermal NABCEP North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners NAE National Academy of Engineering NAICS North American Industry Classification System NAM National Association of Manufacturers NANT National Academy for Nuclear Training NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCEP National Commission on Energy Policy NCRC National Career Readiness Certificate NDBC National Data Buoy Center NECA National Electrical Contractors Association NEED National Energy Education Development NEI Nuclear Energy Institute NEORI National Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory NGA National Geothermal Academy NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NJATC National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee NMA National Mining Association NMOC Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command NMSI National Math and Science Initiative NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOS National Ocean Service NRC National Research Council NRCA National Roofing Contractors Association NREC North American Electric Reliability Corporation NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory NSF National Science Foundation NSSGA National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association NUCP Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program Prepublication Version 

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372 APPENDIX D O&M operating and maintenance O*NET Occupational Information Network OEM original equipment manufacturer OMSHR Office of Mine Safety and Health Research OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPM Office of Personnel Management OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSM Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement PCA planned capacity addition PPA purchase power agreement PSM Professional Science Master’s PTC production tax credit PTP petrotechnical professional PV photovoltaic R&D research and development RCNET Regional Center for Nuclear Education and Training REC renewable energy certificate RECS research experience in carbon sequestration REE rare earth element RISE CSRP Roof Integrated Solar Energy, Inc. Certified Solar Roofing Professional RPS renewable portfolio standard RRTT rapid response team for transmission RTP regional training provider SACS Sleipner Saline Aquifer Storage SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test SBC Schlumberger Business Consulting SHC solar heating and cooling SIC Standard Industrial Classification System SITN Solar Instructor Training Network SME Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration SMR small modular reactor SOC Standard Occupation Code SPE Society of Petroleum Engineers SSE short-service employee STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics THMC thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical TJ/yr terrajoules per year TL transmission line TMCC Truckee Meadows Community College UAF University of Alaska Fairbanks UBB Upper Big Branch Prepublication Version 

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APPENDIX D 373 USBM U.S. Bureau of Mines ULU Underwriters Laboratories University USEC United States Enrichment Corporation USFS U.S. Forest Service USGS U.S. Geological Survey USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission UT University of Texas VET vocational education and training WAG water-alternating-gas WGA Western Governors’ Association Prepublication Version