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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 EU—European Union 38623
2 UAE—United Arab Emirates (oil) 20345
3 W—Watt 12973
4 GHG—Greenhouse gas (climate) 10964
5 ppp—Purchasing power parity 10407
6 ICE—Internal combustion engine (transportation) 9950
7 NGPL—Natural gas plant liquids 9217
8 hp—Horsepower (measurement) 9166
9 NAFTA—North American Free Trade Agreement 8322
10 CO—Carbon monoxide 8258
11 USGS—United States Geological Survey 7621
12 Muni—Municipality 7586
13 HVAC—Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (conservation) 7443
14 AC—Alternating current 7209
15 GMO—Genetically modified organism 5373
16 kWh—Kilowatt hour (one thousand watt hours) (measurement) 4587
17 CAPM—Capital asset pricing model 4545
18 G&T—Generation and transmission utility cooperative (electricity) 4414
19 V—Volt (measurement) 4364
20 RF—Radio frequency 4290
21 EPA—United States Environmental Protection Agency 4017
22 COC—Cost of capital 3932
23 IEEE—Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 3700
24 BTU—British thermal unit(s) 3652
25 LEED—Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, standard for Green Building design 3415
26 GATT—General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (government) 3219
27 EC—European Commission 3186
28 DC—Direct current 3152
29 CEEC—Central and Eastern European Countries 2924
30 BBL—barrel (42 gallons) 2595
31 DOE/FE—United States Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy (government) 2458
32 PLC—Power line communication (electricity) 2457
33 DOI—United States Department of the Interior (government) 2389
34 NOAA—National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US) 2246
35 —Environmental impact assessment (international 2183
36 CNG—Compressed natural gas 1972
37 ANSI—American National Standards Institute 1958
38 U.S.C.—United States Code 1888
39 USCE—United States Army Corps of Engineers 1854
40 IPCC—Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (climate) 1731
41 FTC—Federal Trade Commission (US) 1711
42 CCPP—Combined cycle power plant 1699
43 TVA—Tennessee Valley Authority (US) (electricity) 1615
44 bl—Barrel 1607
45 E85—E85 fuel: A fuel containing a mixture of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline 1551
46 —High voltage alternating current (electricity) 1537
47 CfD—Contract for difference 1497
48 VA—Volt-ampere (measurement) 1490
49 UNDP—United Nations Development Programme 1440
50 DOT—United States Department of Transportation (government) 1396
51 ACRS—Accelerated Cost Recovery System (finance) 1332
52 NAS—United States National Academy of Sciences 1300
53 —Alternative dispute resolution 1296
54 BIA—Bureau of Indian Affairs (US) 1254
55 CAA—Clean Air Act (US) 1211
56 MSW—Municipal solid waste 1197
57 UNEP—United Nations Environment Programme 1171
58 NIMBY—Not in my backyard regarding siting of energy generation and transmission infrastructure. 1158
59 CDM—Clean Development Mechanism 1075
60 NYMEX—New York Mercantile Exchange 1065
61 TAPS—Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (natural gas) 1000
62 FASB—Financial Accounting Standards Board 940
63 GAO—Government Accountability Office (General Accounting Office) (US) (government) 936
64 SHPO—State Historic Preservation Office (US) 930
65 SIC—Standard Industrial Classification 903
66 BLM—Bureau of Land Management of United States Department of the Interior 902
67 BLS—Bureau of Labor Statistics of United States Department of Labor 885
68 NEPA—National Environmental Policy Act (US) 835
69 CAFE—Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards (US) 757
70 AFV—Alternative fuel vehicle 753
71 —Energy Policy Act of 2005 (US) 733
72 NAICS—North American Industry Classification System 690
73 APA—Administrative Procedure Act 680
74 SFC—Solid oxide fuel cell (transportation) 643
75 BWR—Boiling water reactor (nuclear) 640
76 HDD—Heating degree days a qualitative index used to reflect the demand for energy to heat a business (conservation) 616
77 RTU—Remote Terminal Unit 597
78 DG—Distributed generation (electricity) 590
79 EIA—Energy Information Administration (US) 567
80 WTI—West Texas Intermediate (US) 545
81 EE—Energy efficiency 545
82 BOE—Barrel of oil equivalent (international) 544
83 BuRec—United States Bureau of Reclamation (government) 538
84 EOR—Enhanced oil recovery 531
85 RCRA—Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (US) 500
86 NRC—Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US) 484
87 DRRC—Demand Response Research Center (California) 457
88 LBNL—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (US) 450
89 API—American Petroleum Institute (oil) 446
90 Fishway—Fish ladder 441
91 FERC—Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (U.S.) 427
92 CARB—California Air Resources Board 420
93 ESCO—Energy service company 383
94 PPA—Power Purchase Agreement (electricity) 373
95 SPR—Strategic Petroleum Reserve (US) 372
96 CFTC—Commodity Futures Trading Commission 372
97 NGV—Natural gas vehicle 365
98 RUS—Rural Utilities Service 332
99 EIB—European Investment Bank 330
100 ALJ—Administrative law judge 325
101 ESI—Environmental Sustainability Index 308
102 IEA—International Energy Agency (Paris) 302
103 AEP—American Electric Power (electricity) 296
104 SVC—Static VAR compensator (electricity) 288
105 RVP—Reid Vapor Pressure 277
106 SCE—Southern California Edison (US) 275
107 RM—Rulemaking 260
108 CER—Certified Emission Reduction 256
109 VAR—Volt-amperes reactive (measurement) 251
110 RTO—Regional transmission organization (US) 247
111 AAQS—Ambient Air Quality Standards (environment) (US) 234
112 WTP—Willingness to pay 223
113 UNECE—United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 215
114 ERV—energy-recovery ventilator 211
115 PJM—PJM Interconnection, LLC, a Regional Transmission Organization. (US) (electricity) 211
116 WCMC—World Conservation Monitoring Centre 209
117 scf—Standard cubic foot 202
118 MPG—Miles per gallon 202
119 CEQ—Council on Environmental Quality 199
120 PMU—Phasor measurement unit (electricity) 193
121 PSE—Puget Sound Energy (US) (electricity) 154
122 SEA—Strategic Environmental Assessment 152
123 OCS—Outer Continental Shelf (oil) 152
124 —Directorate-General (EU) (government) 147
125 WRI—World Resources Institute 145
126 CRP—Conservation Reserve Program (US) 140
127 IPP—Independent Power Producer (electricity) 138
128 MSHA—Mine Safety and Health Administration (US) 132
129 EPAct—Energy Policy Act of 1992 (US) 125
130 PUHCA—Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (US) (electricity) 122
131 JRC—Joint Research Centre 122
132 UNCCD—United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification 108
133 TEN—Trans-European Networks (electricity) 101
134 EPRI—Electric Power Research Institute (US) 100
135 BPA—Bonneville Power Administration (US) 93
136 CPUC—California Public Utilities Commission 91
137 ERCOT—Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc, a Regional Transmission Organization. (US) 86
138 RFA—Regulatory Flexibility Act (US) 85
139 NCSL—National Conference of State Legislatures (US) 84
140 EIPP—Eastern Interconnection Phasor Project 83
141 ISO—Independent System Operator (US) (see also TSO) Responsible for grid management, but does not own assets. (electricity) 80
142 FPA—Federal Power Act (US) 77
143 CEPS—Centre for European Policy Studies 76
144 IPS/UPS—Integrated Power System/United Power System, consisting of Independent Power Systems of 12 countries bordering Russia and the Unified Power System of Russia 68
145 —Commission for Environmental Cooperation 68
146 IJC—International Joint Commission 68
147 LIPA—Long Island Power Authority (US) (electricity) 68
148 AAU—Assigned amount units (measurement) 66
149 BACT—Best Available Control Technology 66
150 —Balgzand Bacton Line (BBL Pipeline) 65
151 MDM—Meter Data Management 65
152 MISO—Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. A Regional Transmission Organization. (US) 63
153 FLPMA—Federal Land Policy and Management Act (US) 62
154 CEC—California Energy Commission 61
155 ASE—Alliance to Save Energy 61
156 LIHEAP—Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 59
157 NEA—The National Energy Act of 1978 (US) 58
158 CERA—Cambridge Energy Research Associates 53
159 OASIS—Open Access Same-Time Information System 52
160 FPC—Federal Power Commission (US) 52
161 DANIDA—Danish International Development Agency 51
162 EEI—Edison Electric Institute 50
163 MAOP—Maximum allowable operating pressure 49
164 PSC—Public Service Commission 48
165 NPCC—Northeast Power Coordinating Council (US) 45
166 ABT—Availability based tariff (electricity) 44
167 ISO-NE—Independent System Operator of New England, a Regional Transmission Organization. (US) (electricity) 43
168 BCD—Barrel per day, on calendar days 42
169 PX—Power exchange 39
170 AMBO—Armenia, Macedonia, Bulgaria Oil pipeline 39
171 CZMA—Coastal Zone Management Act 37
172 NEB—National Energy Board (Canada) 32
173 AGA—American Gas Association 31
174 PADD—Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (US) 31
175 —Transcontinental Pipeline (US) (natural gas) 31
176 MLRA—Major Land Resource Areas 30
177 WECC—Western Electricity Coordinating Council (US) 30
178 DSM—Demand side management 29
179 REEEP—Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership 29
180 PCT—Programmable Communicating Thermostat (electricity) 27
181 BCP—Blackstart Capability Plan 24
182 WEC—World Energy Council 24
183 POD—Point of Delivery 22
184 SPP—Southwest Power Pool Inc., a Regional Transmission Organization (US) 22
185 NYPSC—New York Public Service Commission 20
186 —National Transmission Corporation (Philippines) 19
187 ROW—Right of Way 19
188 NIETC—National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor (US) 18
189 FRCC—Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (US) 18
190 CEPII—Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales Economics think tank 17
191 —Clean Energy Partnership, a joint hydrogen-project in Europe. 17
192 AESO—Alberta Electric System Operator 17
193 MRO—Midwest Reliability Organization (US) 16
194 JREC—Johannesburg Renewable Energy Coalition 15

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