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CCGT

CO2-eq

CoRWM

Commission

DARPA

DBERR

DNO DTI

EEC EU

EU ETS

I ET

IGCC

IPCC

MtCO2

mtoe

cost-benefit analysis combined-cycle gas turbine carbon capture and storage

Clean Development Mechanism combined heat and power carbon dioxide carbon dioxide equivalent

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

Commission of the European Communities (or European

Commission)

Carbon Reduction Commitment Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform distribution network operator

Department of Trade and Industry (DBERR from 2007) Energy Efficiency Commitment European Union

European Emissions Trading Scheme gross domestic product greenhouse gas gigawatt households, services and agriculture International Energy Agency International Emissions Trading integrated gasification combined cycle Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change intellectual property right Joint Implementation kilowatt-hour million tonnes of carbon dioxide million tonnes of oil equivalent megawatt

National Allocation Plan non-government organisation

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and

Development

OPEC

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PCA

personal carbon allowance

PIU

Performance and Innovation Unit

ppm

parts per million

PV

photovoltaic

R&D

research and development

RCEP

Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution

RD&D

research, development and demonstration

SO

Supplier Obligation

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

Change

US

United States (of America)

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