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Glossary of Abbreviations

Abbreviation Term
ACEEE American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AFC Alternative Fuel Corridor
AFDC Alternative Fuels Data Center
AFLEET Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation
ATVM Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing
AVTC Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions
BEB battery electric bus
BEV battery electric vehicle
CCS connector Combined Charging System connector
CE categorical exclusion
CFO Clean Fuels Ohio
CHAdeMO connector CHArge de MOve,” equivalent to “charge for moving”
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement
Co-ops Cooperatives
CWA Clean Water Act
DERA Diesel Emissions Reduction Act
DC direct current
DCFC direct current fast charging
DOC U.S. Department of Commerce
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DOL U.S. Department of Labor
DOT department of transportation
DSIRE Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
EA environmental assessment
EERE U.S. DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EDA U.S. Economic Development Agency
EIS environmental impact statement
EO executive order
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ESA Endangered Species Act of 1973
EV electric vehicle
EVITP Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program
EVSE electric vehicle supply equipment
EZMT Energy Zones Mapping Tool
FAA USDOT Federal Aviation Administration
FCEV fuel-cell electric vehicle
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHWA USDOT Federal Highway Administration
FLAP Federal Lands Access Program
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
FTA USDOT Federal Transit Administration
GARVEE Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle
GHG greenhouse gas
GMP Green Mountain Power
HCE Holy Cross Energy
HEV hybrid electric vehicle
ILIT Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit
IOU investor-owned utilities
IRS Internal Revenue Service
kW kilowatt
kWh kilowatt hour
LDV light-duty vehicle
MARAD USDOT Maritime Administration
MORPC Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
MPGe miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent
MPO metropolitan planning organization
NASEO National Association of State Energy Officials
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NESCAUM Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management
NHPA National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
NHS National Highway System
NOFO Notice of Funding Opportunity
NPIAS National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems
NRCS USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory
O&M operations and maintenance
OST USDOT Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PHEV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
POU publicly owned utility
P3 public-private partnerships
RAISE Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity
REV West Regional Electric Vehicle West
RD USDA Rural Development
RFID radio-frequency identification
RPM revolutions per minute
RTPO regional transportation planning organization
ROUTES Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success
RUS USDA Rural Utilities Service
SBA U.S. Small Business Administration
SEP U.S. DOE State Energy Program
SIB State Infrastructure Bank
STIP Statewide Transportation Improvement Program 
SUV sport utility vehicle
TAT Thumb Area Transit
TIFIA Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act
TIP Transportation Improvement Program
UPWP Unified Planning Work Program
USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
VEDA Vermont Economic Development Authority
VGI vehicle-to-grid integration
VTO U.S. DOE Vehicle Technologies Office
VW Volkswagen
V1G unidirectional vehicle-to-grid
V2G bidirectional vehicle-to-grid
WOTUS waters of the United States
ZEV zero emission vehicle
Last updated: Wednesday, February 2, 2022