Acronyms

ACRONYM           REFERENCE
   
AFV ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES
ARRA AMERICAN RECOVERY & REINVESTMENT ACT
AWEA AMERICAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION
BCAP BUILDING CODES ASSISTANCE PROJECT
BOE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
BLM BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
CAISO           CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT SYSTEM OPERATORS
CBG CLEAN BURNING GASOLINE
CHP COMBINED HEAT AND POWER
CREPC COMMITTEE ON REGIONAL ENERGY POLICY COORDINATION
CPV CONCENTRATED PHOTOVOTAIC
CSP CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER
DOE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
DRI DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE
EA ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
EAP ENERGY ASSURANCE PLAN
EECBG ENERGY EFFICIENCY & CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANT
EERE (OFFICE OF) ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY (DOE)
EIS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDY
EPA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
EV ELECTRIC VEHICLE
FERC FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
GOE                GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY
GBRS GREEN BUILDING RATING SYSTEM
HPWES HOME PERFORMANCE WITH ENERGY STAR
HVAC HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CONDITIONING
ICC INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL
IECC INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE
IFC INTERIM FINANCE COMMITTEE
KW KILOWATT
LCB LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU
LEED LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
LOI LETTER OF INTENT
LNG LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
MMBTU MILLION METRIC BRITISH THERMAL UNITS
MSA MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT
MW MEGAWATT
NAC NEVADA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
NACO  NEVADA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
NEAC NEVADA ENERGY ASSISTANCE COPORATION
NEPA NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT
NERC NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY CORPORATION
NHPA NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT
NIREC NEVADA INSTITUTE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMERCIALIZATION
NRDC NEVADA RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
NREA NEVADA RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION
NREL NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY
NRI NEVADA RETROFIT INITIATIVE
NRS NEVADA REVISED STATUTES
NSOE NEVADA STATE OFFICE OF ENERGY
NVE NV ENERGY
PUCN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION NEVADA
PV PHOTOVALTAIC
RE RENEWABLE ENERGY
RETAAC RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSMISSION ACCESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
RFP REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
SEP STATE ENERGY PROGRAM
RLF REVOLVING LOAN FUND
SHPO STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER
SWEEP SOUTHWEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT
SWIP SOUTHWEST INTERTIE PROJECT
UNLV UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS
UNR UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO
USDA UNITED STATES DEPARMENT OF AGRICULTURE
USGBC UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
WAPA WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION
WECC WESTERN ELECTRICITY COORDINATING COUNCIL
WGA WESTERN GOVERNOR'S ASSOCIATION
WIEB WESTERN INTERSTATE ENERGY BOARD
WIRAB WESTERN INTERCONNECTION REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
WPA WIND POWERING AMERICA
WWG WIND WORKING GROUP
WREZ WESTERN RENEWAL ENERGY ZONES