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ECOWAS Status Report - Glossary

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY STATUS REPORT 2014 | 81 ACCES African Clean Cooking Energy Solution Initiative AfDB African Development Bank AEEP Africa-EU Energy Partnership AREF African Renewable Energy Fund BNEF Bloomberg New Energy Finance CDM Clean Development Mechanism CFL Compact Fluorescent Light CIF Climate Investment Fund CO2 Carbon dioxide CSP Concentrating solar (thermal) power DNI Direct Normal Irradiance ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States ECOWREX ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ECREEE ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EEEP ECOWAS Energy Efficiency Policy EREI ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment Initiative EREP ECOWAS Renewable Energy Policy EREF ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility FIT Feed-in Tariff GDP Gross Domestic Product GEF Global Environment Facility GW/GWh Gigawatt/Gigawatt-hour HVAC Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning IFC International Finance Corporation IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency KW/kWh Kilowatt/kilowatt-hour LED Light Emitting Diode LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas MEPS Minimum Energy Performance Standards MJ Mejajoule MW/MWh Megawatt/Megawatt-hour NAMA Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action NREP National Renewable Energy Policy NREAP National Renewable Energy Action Plan NEEAP National Energy Efficiency Action Plan NFI National Focal Institution PV Photovoltaics REEEP Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership RPS Renewable Portfolio Standard SE4ALL United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Initiative SEFA Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa TFEC Total Final Energy Consumption UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization USAID U.S. Agency for International Development USD United States Dollar UEMOA West African Economic and Monetary Union VAT Value-added tax WACCA West African Clean Cooking Alliance WAGP West African Gas Pipeline WAPP West African Power Pool WHO World Health Organization LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

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