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Acronyms

AEO

Annual Energy Outlook

ARS Agricultural Research Service, USDA
ASABE American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
Btu British thermal unit
CES Cooperative Extension Service
CO2 Carbon dioxide
CRP Conservation Reserve Program
d.b.h. Diameter at breast height
DOE Department of Energy
EERE
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EIA
Energy Information Administration
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPAct
Energy Policy Act
ERS
Economic Research Service
Etoh Ethanol
FTE
Fuel Treatment Evaluator
FY
Fiscal Year
GAO United States Government Accountability Office
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GPRA
Government Performance Results Act
GW
Gigawatt
IEA
International Energy Agency
iLUC
Indirect Land-Use Change
LCA Life-Cycle Analysis
LFG Landfill Gas
MC Moisture Content
MGY Million Gallons per Year
MJ
Megajoule
MMBtu
One Million British thermal units
MPG Miles per Gallon
MW
Megawatt
MSW
Municipal Solid Waste
NASS
National Agricultural Statistics Service
NEMS
National Energy Modeling System
NOAA National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NREL
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NRCS
Natural Resources Conservation Service
ORNL
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PPA Power Purchase Agreement
REC Renewable Energy Certificate
RPS
Renewable Portfolio Standard
SEO State Energy Office
SRIC
Short Rotation Intensive Culture
SSEB Southern States Energy Board
TBD
To Be Determined
TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USFS
United States Forest Service

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