List of Abbreviations - Wind Energy

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ED Electrodialysis
CDM Clean Development Mechanism
CER Certified Emission Reduction
DSM Demand-Side Management
EB (Clean Development Mechanism) Executive Board
EDC Energy Delivery Contracting
EE Energy Efficiency
EPC Energy Performance Contracting
ESCO Energy Service Company
g Gram
GIZ Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
HH Household(s)
JRC European Commission Joint Research Centre
kWh Kilowatt-hour
l Litre
m Metre
M&E Monitoring & Evaluation
M&V Measurement & Verification
MED Multi-effect distillation
mg Milligram
MJ Megajoule
MSF Multi-stage flash distillation
MVC Mechanical vapour compression
MWh Megawatt-hour
NTG Net-to-gross

Power correction factor

PoA Program of Activities
ppm Parts per million
PPP Public Private Partnership
PSBG Project sample buffer group
PSG Project sample group
R&D Research and development
RO Reverse osmosis
s Second
SME Small and medium enterprises
ToR Terms of Reference
TDS Total dissolved solids (1 mg/l = 1 ppm)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
WB World Bank
WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment
WEC Wind energy converter

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