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Glossary of Energy Terms
176 definitions by Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Acid RainAir Pollution Control Systems (APCS)Alternative FuelsAmpereAnaerobicAttainment AreaAverage Megawatt (MWa or aMW)BiodegradableBiodieselBiofuelBiogasBiomassBiomass FuelBoilerBritish Thermal Unit (BTU)ButaneCapacityCapacity FactorCarbon Dioxide (CO2)Carbon Monoxide (CO)Carbon SequestrationCarbon SinkCasinghead GasCellulosic EthanolClean Air Act (CAA)CLEAN Energy Act of 2007 or the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007Climate ChangeCoalCofiringCombined Heat And Power (CHP)CombustionCombustion GasesCompetitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZs)Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)ConservationCorporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)Crude OilDecommissioningDekathermDeregulationDieselDiesel EngineDigesterDistillatesDistributed PowerDry TonE85ElectricityElectric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)EmissionsEmissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID)EnergyEnergy CropsEnergy Policy Act of 2005Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS)Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)EthanolFatFederal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)Federal Water Pollution Control ActFeedstockFossil FuelFuelFuel CellFuel CycleFurnaceFutureGen AllianceFuturesGas EngineGasificationGasolineGas Turbine (Combustion Turbine)GeneratorGenerator Nameplate CapacityGeopressuredGeothermal EnergyGlobal WarmingGreenhouse GasesGross National Product (GNP)Gross State Product (GSP)GroundwaterHorsepower (Electrical Horsepower; hp)HydrocarbonHydrogenIncinerationIndependent Power ProducerIn Situ Leach Mining (ISL Mining)InsolationIntegrated Waste Management (IWM)Internal Combustion EngineInvestor-Owned Utility (IOU)JatrophaJouleKilowatt-Ampere (kVa)Kilowatt Hour (kWh)Kilowatt (kW)Landfill GasLiquefactionLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG)Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)Logging ResidueLong Ton (Shipping Ton)Megawatt (MW)MercuryMethaneMetric Ton (or Tonne)Mill ResiduesMunicipal Solid Waste (MSW)National Energy Modeling System (NEMS)Natural GasNet MeteringNitrogen Oxide (NOx)Nonattainment Area (NAA)Non-Renewable EnergyNuclear reactorOxygenateParabolic TroughParticulate Matter (PM)Passive Solar Energy SystemPetrochemicalPetroleumPhotovoltaicPollutionPounds Per Square Inch (PSI)PowerPrice-Anderson Nuclear Industries Indemnity Act (Price-Anderson Act)ProductionProduction Tax Credit (PTC)PropanePublic Utility Commission of Texas (PUC)PulverizedRailroad Commission of Texas (RRC)Rankine CycleReactorReclamationRecyclingRefineryRefinery GainRefinery GasRenewable EnergyRenewable Energy Credits (RECs)Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)ReservesRoyaltyScrubberSequestrationShort TonSmogSolar EnergySolid WasteSolution MiningSource Emission Reduction Plan (SERP)Southeastern Reliability Council (SERC)Southwest Power Pool (SPP)Stripper WellSubsidySulfur Dioxide (SO2)Surface WaterSustainableTaxTax CreditThermodynamicsTon (or Tonne)Toxic SubstancesTransmissionTurbineUraniumVolatile Organic Compounds (VOC)WattWellheadWestern Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)West Texas Intermediate (WTI)Wind FarmsWind TurbinesWood Waste
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Date
2008-05-01
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