705 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
ERA Economic Regulatory Administration (part of United States Department of Energy
ERCOT Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc, a Regional Transmission Organization. (US)
ERGEG European Regulators Group for Electricity and Gas
ERO Electric Reliability Organization. The US designated NERC as its ERO.
ERRA Energy Regulators Regional Association
ERV energy-recovery ventilator
ESCO Energy service company
ESI Environmental Sustainability Index
ESMAP Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme
ESP Electrostatic precipitator
ESS Energy Storage System, as in grid energy storage (electricity)
ETBE ethyl tertiary butyl ether
ETSO European Transmission System Operators association
EUEF European Union Energy Facility
EUEI European Union Energy Initiative
FAC Fuel Adjustment Clause
FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board
FBR fast breeder reactor
FCITC First Contingency Incremental Transfer Capability
FEIS Final Environmental impact statement (US)
FELCC Firm Energy Load Carrying Capability
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (U.S.)
FGD Flue-gas desulfurization
FINESSE Financing Energy Services for Small Scale Users
Fishway Fish ladder
FLPMA Federal Land Policy and Management Act (US)
FME Free market economics
FONSI Finding of no significant impact. See Environmental impact statement (US)
FPA Federal Power Act (US)
FPC Federal Power Commission (US)
FPS Firm peaking service. See Peaking power plant
FRCC Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (US)
FRS Financial Reporting System
FT Firm Transportation Service
FTC Federal Trade Commission (US)
FTR Firm Transmission Rights
FTS Firm transportation service
FUA The Fuel Use Act (US)
FUCO Foreign Utility Company
FWPA Federal Water Power Act (US)
GAL gallon (measurement)
GAO Government Accountability Office (General Accounting Office) (US) (government)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (government)
GDP gross domestic product (economics)
GEF Global Environmental Facility (environment)
Genco Any company doing electricity generation (US) (electricity)
GFSE Global Forum on Sustainable Energy (organization)
GHC Gross Inland (energy) Consumption (EU) (energy)
GHG Greenhouse gas (climate)
GIC Gas Inventory Charge (natural gas)