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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2000. Vision 21: Fossil Fuel Options for the Future. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9862.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACRONYMS


AR&TD

Advanced Research and Technology Development Program

ATS

Advanced Turbine System (Program)


CCT

Clean Coal Technology (Program)


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute


FETC

Federal Energy Technology Center (now NETL)

FY

fiscal year


GE

General Electric Company


HAP

hazardous air pollutant

HHV

higher heating value

HIPPS

High Performance Power Plant System (Program)


IFC

indirectly fired cycle

IGCC

integrated-gasification combined-cycle

IGCCFC

IGCC/fuel cell

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2000. Vision 21: Fossil Fuel Options for the Future. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9862.
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LHV

lower heating value


NETL

National Energy Technology Laboratory (formerly FETC)

NGCC

natural-gas combined-cycle

NRC

National Research Council


ODS

oxide-dispersion strengthened

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OFE

Office of Fossil Energy (DOE)


PCAST

President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology

PFBC

pressurized fluidized-bed combustion

PM2.5

fine particulate matter


R&D

research and development


SCR

selective catalytic reduction

ABBREVIATIONS


Gmt

billion metric tonnes

GW

gigawatt


Mbbl

million barrels

MMBtu

million British Thermal Units (BTUs)

Mmt

million metric tonnes


NOx

oxides of nitrogen


ppm

parts per million


SO2

sulfur dioxide


tcf

trillion cubic feet

Tpd

tons per day

Twh

trillion watt hours

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2000. Vision 21: Fossil Fuel Options for the Future. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9862.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2000. Vision 21: Fossil Fuel Options for the Future. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9862.
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Vision 21reviews the goals of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Vision 21 Program (DOE's vision for the future of coal-based power generation) and to recommend systems and approaches for moving from concept to reality. Vision 21 is an ambitious, forward-looking program for improving technologies and reducing the environmental impacts of using fossil fuels (petroleum, natural gas, and coal) to produce electricity, process heat, transportation fuels, and chemicals.

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