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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Find definitions of the acronyms and abbreviations used by FCTAC.

ASHRAE
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
CHP
combined heat and power
CO2
carbon dioxide
DG
distributed generation
DG-BEAT
Distributed Generation Building Energy Analysis Tool
eGRID
The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FCTAC
Fuel Cell Tool for Assessing Costs
GHG
greenhouse gas
HTFC
High Temperature Fuel Cell
kW
kilowatt
kWh
kilowatt hour
lb
pound
MACRS
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System
NFCRC
National Fuel Cell Research Center
NOx
nitrogen oxides
NPV
net present value
NREL
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
O&M
operation and maintenance
SO2
sulfur dioxide
UCI
University of California, Irvine