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Category

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(C)PUC

Programs and Authorities

(California) Public Utility Commission

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Utilities_Commission , http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/puc/

(S)REC

Incentive types

(Solar) Renewable Energy Credit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_Renewable_Energy_Certificate

BTU

Unit of measurement

British Thermal Unit.  A unit of energy commonly used in the heating and cooling industry.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Btu

CCSE

Utilities

California Center for Sustainable Energy

https://energycenter.org/

CSI

Programs and Authorities

California Solar Initiative

http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/

EDI

Miscellaeneous

Business data format

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_Data_Interchange

EPBB

Incentive types

Estimated Payment Buy Back

http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/documents/CSI_HANDBOOK.PDF

FIT

Incentive types

Feed-in-Tariff

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feed-in_tariff , http://dsireusa.org/

IID

Utilities

Imperial Irrigation District

http://www.iid.com/

IOU

Miscellaneous

Investor Owned Utility

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Investor-owned_utility

kW

Unit of measurement

Kilowatt.  A unit of power commonly used to describe electric sources and loads.  A kilowatt is equal to approximately 1.3 horsepower.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilowatt#Kilowatt

kWh

Unit of measurement

Kilowatt-hour.  A unit of energy equal to 1 kilowatt source operating continuously for 1 hour.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwh

MCEC / MassCEC

Programs and Authorities

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

http://www.masscec.com/

MW

Unit of measurement

Megawatt.  A unit of power commonly used to describe electric generators and power plants.  A megawatt is equal to 1,000 kilowatts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megawatt#Megawatt

NEPOOL-GIS

Markets & Registries

New England Power Pool – Generation Information System

http://www.nepoolgis.com/

PBI

Incentive types

Performance Based Incentive

http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/documents/CSI_HANDBOOK.PDF

PDP

Reporting Services & Jargon

Performance Data Provider

http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/documents/CSI_HANDBOOK.PDF

PGE

Utilities

Pacific Gas & Electric

http://www.pge.com/

PJM-GATS / PJM-EIS

Markets & Registries

Pennsylvania New Jersey Maryland Interconnection – Generation Attribute Tracking System / Environmental Information Services

http://www.pjm-eis.com/

PMRS

Reporting Services & Jargon

Performance Monitoring & Reporting Service

http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/documents/CSI_HANDBOOK.PDF

PPD

Reporting Services & Jargon

Program Performance Data

http://www.pge.com/mybusiness/energysavingsrebates/selfgenerationincentive/handbook/2012handbookandforms

PUD

Miscellaneous

Public Utility District

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Utility_District

QRE

Reporting Services & Jargon

Qualified Reporting Entity

 

RPS

Miscellaneous

Renewable Portfolio Standard

http://dsireusa.org/glossary/

SCE

Utilities

Southern California Electric

http://www.sce.com/

SDGE

Utilities

San Diego Gas & Electric

http://www.sdge.com/

SGIP

Programs and Authorities

Self Generation Incentive Program.  California incentive program for alternative energy production and storage systems.

http://www.pge.com/mybusiness/energysavingsrebates/selfgenerationincentive/handbook/2012handbookandforms

TPR

Reporting Services & Jargon

Third Party Reporter

 

WREGIS

Markets & Registries

Western Regional Energy Generation Information System

http://www.wecc.biz/WREGIS/Pages/default.aspx

 

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