705 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
BCF billion cubic feet
BCP Blackstart Capability Plan
BES Bulk electric system (Electricity transmission)
BfP Bureau Fédéral du Plan (Belgium). (Has responsibilities over economic, social and environmental policy
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs (US)
bl Barrel
BLM Bureau of Land Management of United States Department of the Interior
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics of United States Department of Labor
BOE Barrel of oil equivalent (international)
BPA Bonneville Power Administration (US)
BPL Broadband over power line
BPS Bulk Power System (Electricity transmission)
BTL building tightness limit (building tightness)
BTU British thermal unit(s)
BTX from BTX process, a mixture of benzene, toluene, and xylene (oil)
BuRec United States Bureau of Reclamation (government)
BWR Boiling water reactor (nuclear)
CA Carbon Abatement- increasing carbon neutrality
CA Control area (EU) – The portion of the generation and transmission system controlled by a single transmission system operator. (See also TSO).
CAA Clean Air Act (US)
CAEM Center for the Advancement of Energy Markets (US)
CAFE Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards (US)
CAISO California Independent System Operator Corporation, a Regional Transmission Organization. (US)
CAP Capacity market programs
CARB California Air Resources Board
CBL Customer Baseline Load
CBM Capacity Benefit Margin
CBOB Conventional Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (Motor Gasoline Blending Component)
CC Combined cycle see also CCPP and CCGT
CC Combined cycle Gas turbine electricity generator
CCIP Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (New Zealand)
CCLIP Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects
CCPG Colorado Coordinated Planning Group
CCPP Combined cycle power plant
CD Contract Demand
CDD Cooling degree day, a qualitative index used to reflect the demand for energy to cool a business
CDH cooling degree hours (climate)
CDM Clean Development Mechanism
CEA Country Environmental Analysis
CEC California Energy Commission
CEC Commission for Environmental Cooperation
CEC Council of the European Communities
CEEC Central and Eastern European Countries
CEP Country Environmental Profile
CEP Clean Energy Partnership, a joint hydrogen-project in Europe.
CEPII Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales Economics think tank
CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CER Certified Emission Reduction
CERA Cambridge Energy Research Associates