Acronyms


ALWR

advanced light water reactor

AFBC

atmospheric fluidized bed combustion

APEC

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum


BWR

boiling water reactor


CAE

Chinese Academy of Engineering

CANDU

Canada Deuterium Uranium

CAS

Chinese Academy of Sciences

CBM

coalbed methane

CCT

clean coal technology

CFBC

circulating fluidized bed combustion

CNG

compressed natural gas

CO

carbon monoxide

CO2

carbon dioxide

CUCBM

China United Coalbed Methane Corporation


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DSM

demand side management


EIA

U.S. Energy Information Administration

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ESCO

energy services company


FACT

flexible alternating current transmission

FERC

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission



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Cooperation in the Energy Futures of China and the United States Acronyms ALWR advanced light water reactor AFBC atmospheric fluidized bed combustion APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum BWR boiling water reactor CAE Chinese Academy of Engineering CANDU Canada Deuterium Uranium CAS Chinese Academy of Sciences CBM coalbed methane CCT clean coal technology CFBC circulating fluidized bed combustion CNG compressed natural gas CO carbon monoxide CO2 carbon dioxide CUCBM China United Coalbed Methane Corporation DOE U.S. Department of Energy DSM demand side management EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ESCO energy services company FACT flexible alternating current transmission FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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Cooperation in the Energy Futures of China and the United States FGD flue gas desulfurization GDP gross domestic product GEF Global Environment Facility GHG greenhouse gas IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IFI international financial institution IGCC integrated gasification combined cycle IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis INSAG International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group IOM Institute of Medicine IRP integrated resource planning LNG liquified natural gas LPG liquified petroleum gas MDB multilateral development bank MOX mixed oxide fuel NAE National Academy of Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NEPA Chinese National Environmental Protection Agency NNSA Chinese National Nuclear Safety Administration NOx nitrogen oxide NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission OECD Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPIC Overseas Private Investment Corporation PCAST U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology PFBC pressurized fluidized bed combustion PUNT Agreement on Intent of Cooperation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology PWR pressurized water reactor PV photovoltaic R&D research and development RD&D research, development and demonstration RPS Renewable Portfolio Standard SDPC Chinese State Development Planning Commission

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Cooperation in the Energy Futures of China and the United States SETC Chinese State Economic and Trade Commission SO2 sulfur dioxide SSTC Chinese State Science and Technology Commission T&D transmission and distribution TDA U.S. Trade and Development Agency TSP total suspended particulates UNDP United Nations Development Programme USAID U.S. Agency for International Development WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators WEC World Energy Council UNITS OF MEASURE b/d barrels per day billion m3 billion cubic meters Btu British thermal unit dollar one U.S dollar equaled 8.28 renminbi in 1998 EJ exajoule GW gigawatt km kilometer kw kilowatt kWh kilowatt hour m2 square meters m3 cubic meters mm millimeter mt metric tons mtce million tons of coal equivalent MW megawatt MWp megawatts peak power Quad quadrillion Btu RMB renminbi or yuan tcf trillion cubic feet TWh terawatt hours