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A2LA

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

ACEEE

American Council for Energy Efficient Economy

ACIL

American Council of Independent Labs

ACLASS

Joint effort of ANSI and American Society for Quality

ACSE

Association Control Service Element

ACSI

Abstract Communication Service Interface

AEIC

Association of Edison Illuminating Companies

ADWP

SGAC’s Architecture Development Working Party

AEIC

Association of Edison Illuminating Companies

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AMI

Advanced Metering Infrastructure

AMI-SEC

Advanced Metering Infrastructure Security

AMR

Automated Meter Reading

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

Application Program Interface

ARRA

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

AS

Australian Standard

ASD NII

DoD CIO – Assistant Secretary of Defense – Networks & Information Integration – CIO Office

ASHRAE

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

ASN

Abstract Syntax Notation

ATIS

Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

B2B

Business to Business

B2G

Building to Grid DEWG

BAN

Business Area Network

BAS

Building Automation System

BnP

Business and Policy DEWG

BOPWG

Bylaws and Operating Practices Working Group

BS

British Standard

C&I

Commercial and Industrial

CA

Contingency Analysis

CE

Consumer Electronics

CEA

Consumer Electronics Association

CEDIA

Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association

CEIDS

Consortium for Electric Infrastructure to Support a Digital Society

CEMPC

Congressional EMP Commission (USA)

CF

Compact Fluorescent

CFL

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

CHP

Combined Heat and Power

CIGRE

International Council on Large Electric Systems

CIM

Common Information Model

CIP

Common Infrastructure Protection

CIS

Customer Information System

CISPR

International Special Committee on Radio Interference

CM

Configuration Management

CMEWG

Communications, Marketing, and Education Working Group

CO2

Carbon Dioxide

CoBit

Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology

CoS

Catalogue of Standards – SGIP

COSEM

Companion Specific for Energy Metering

CPP

Critical Peak Pricing

CSCTG

Smart Grid Cyber Security Coordination Task Group

CSRC

Computer Security Resource Center

CSWG

Cyber Security Working Group

CTG

Coordination Task Group

CWE

Common Weakness Enumeration

DA

Distribution Automation

DALI

Digital Addressable Lighting Interface

DDNS

Dynamic Domain Name System

DER

Distributed Energy Resources

DES

Data Encryption Standard

DEWG

Domain Expert Working Group

DG

Distributed Generation

DGM

Distributed Grid Management

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DHS

Department of Homeland Security (USA)

DLC

Direct Load Control

DLL

Data Link Layer

DLMS

Device Language Message Specification

DMS

Distribution Management System

DNP

Distributed Network Protocol

DNS

Domain Name System

DOC

Department of Commerce (USA)

DOD

Department of Defense (USA)

DOE

Department of Energy (USA)

DLC

Design Light Certified

DP

Dynamic Pricing

DPG

Design Principles Group

DR

Demand Response

DR

Distributed Resources (IEEE 1547 Standard)

DRCEE

Demand Response and Consumer Energy Efficiency

DRGS

Distributed Renewable Generation and Storage

DTR

Derived Test Requirements

DWML

Digital Weather Markup Language

E2E

End to End (Working Group within the SGTCC)

ECWG

Electronic Commerce Working Group

EDL

Exchange Data Language

EERE

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (USA)

EERS

Energy Efficient Resource Standards

EIA

US Energy Information Administration

EISA

Energy Independence Act of 2007 (USA)

ELMS

Electrical Lighting and Management Systems

EMA

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

EMC

Electromagnetic Compatibility

EMCS

Utility/Energy Management and Control Systems

EMIX

Energy Market Information Exchange

EMIIWG

Electromagnetic Interoperability Issues Working Group

EMS

Energy Management System

EMS

Environmental Management System

ENTSO-E

European Network of Transmission System Operations for Electricity

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (USA)

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute (USA)

ES

Energy Storage

ESI

Energy Services Interface

ESP

Energy Savings Program (SunView LED)

ESP

Energy Services Provider

EU

European Union

EU

SG-CG European Commission Smart Grid Coordination Group

EUMD

End Use Measurement Device

EV

Electric Vehicle

EVSE

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

F2F

Face to Face

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA)

FCC

Federal Communications Commission (USA)

FERC

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (USA)

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standards (USA)

FIXML

Financial Information Exchange Markup Language

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

GAPP

Generally Accepted Privacy Principles

GB

Governing Board

GBITF

Governing Board International Task Force

GHG

Green House Gas

GIC

Geomagnetically-Induced Currents

GID

Generic Interface Definition

GIS

Geographic Information System

GML

Geography Markup Language

GOOSE

Generic Object-Oriented Substation Event

GSA

General Service Administration (USA)

GSMA

Global System for Mobile Communications Association

GWAC

Grid-Wise Architecture Council

H

Halogen

HAN

Home Area Network

HEMP

High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse

HMI

Human to Machine Interfaces

HPEM

High Power Electromagnetic

HPS

High Pressure Sodium

HTTP

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

HVAC

Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning

I2G

Industry to Grid (DEWG)

IATFF

Information Assurance Technical Framework Forum

ICCP

Inter-Control Centre Communications Protocol

ICS

Industrial Control Systems

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IEC

International Electrotechnical Commission

IECSA

Integrated Energy and Communications System Architecture

IED

Intelligent Electronic Device

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

IESNA

Illumination Engineering Society of North America

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IHD

In-Home Display

IKB

Interoperability Knowledge Base

IMAM

Interoperability Maturity Assessment Model

IMC

Implementation Methods Committee

INCITS

Inter-National Committee for Information Technology Standards

INL

Idaho National Labs

IOSS

Interagency OPSEC Support Staff

IOU

Investor-Owned Utilities

IP

Internet Protocol

IPRM

Internet Protocol Reference Manual

IPRWG

Intellectual Property Rights Working Group

IPS

Internet Protocol Suite

IPSWG

Internet Protocol Suite Working Group

IoE

Internet of Everything

IoT

Internet of Things

IIoT

Industrial Internet of Things

IRM

Interface Reference Model

ISA

International Society for Automation

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

Independent Systems Operator

ISP

Inter-System Protocol

IT

Information Technology

IT

Intelligent Technology

ITCA

Interoperability Testing and Certification Authority

ITF

International Task Force

ITIL

Information Technology Infrastructure Library

ITO

Intelligent Tower Office

ITU

International Telecommunication Union

ITUT

ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector

JTC

Joint Technical Committee

KPI

Key Point of Interoperability

LAB

Laboratory Accreditation Bureau

LAN

Local Area Network

LED

Light Emitting Diode

LMI

Lon Mark International

LMS

Load Management System

LOI

Letter of Intent

LTC

Load Tap Changer

M2M

Machine to Machine Communication

MAC

Medium Access Control

MCI

Modular Communications Interface Specification

MDMS

Meter Data Management System

MEMS

Miniaturized Mechanical and Electro-mechanical Element

MFR

Multi-level Feeder Reconfiguration

MGI

Modern Grid Initiative

MH

Metal Halide

MIB

Management Information Base

MIL

Military

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

MMS

Manufacturing Messaging Specifications

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPLS

Multi Protocol Label Switching

MUNI

Municipal Utility

MWh

Megawatt hours

NAESB

North American Energy Standards Board

NARUC

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

NASPI

North American Synchrophasor Initiative

NCSGI

National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability

NEBS

Non Energy Benefits

NEMA

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

NERC

North American electric Reliability Corporation

NIAP

National Information Assurance Partnership

NIETP

National IA Education and Training Program

NIPP

National Infrastructure Protection Plan

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA)

NISTIR NIST

Interagency Report

NISTSP

National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOPR

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

NOx

Nitrous Oxide

NRECA

National Rural Electric Administration Cooperatives Association (USA)

NSA

National Security Agency (USA)

NSM

Network and System Management

NSTC

National Science and Technology Council (USA)

NSTIC

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (USA)

OASIS

Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

OCED

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium

OID

Object Identifier

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OMG

Object Management Group

OMS

Outage Management System

OpenADR

Open Automated Demand Response (Communication Standards)

OpenSG

Open Smart Grid

OSI

Open Systems Interconnection

OWASP

Open Web Application Security Project

PAP

Priority Action Plan

PDC

Phasor Data Concentrator

PEV

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

PHEV

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

PHY

Physical Layer

PIA

Privacy Impact Assessment

PLC

Power Line Carrier

PLC

Power Line Communication

PMO

Program Management Office

PMU

Phasor Measurement Unit

PSRC

Power System Relaying Committee

PUC

Public Utilities Commission

PV

Photovoltaic

QOS

Quality of Service

R&D

Research and Development

RAS

Remedial Automation Schemes

RBAC

Role Based Access Control

RE

Renewable Energy

REA

Rural Electric Association

RES

Renewable Energy Resources

RFC

Request for Comments

RFC

Remote Feedback Controller

RSA

Rivest, Shamir, Adelman

SABSA

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture

SAC

Standardized Administer of China

SAE

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAML

Security Assertion Markup Language

SCADA

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SCAP

Security Content Automation Protocol

SCE

Southern California Edison

SCL

Substation Configuration Language

SCP

Secure Copy Protocol

SDO

Standards Development Organization

SDO

Standards Developing Organization

SEP

Smart Energy Profile

SGAC

Smart Grid Architecture Committee

SGACWG

Smart Grid Cyber Security Working Group

SGIC

Smart Grid Interoperable and Conformant (a NEMA Program)

SGIP

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel

SGIP-CSWG

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel-Cybersecurity Working Group

SGIPGB

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Governing Board

SGTCC

Smart Grid Testing and Certification Committee

SHA

Secure Hash Algorithm

SMART

Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology

SMART

Sustain and Manage American Resources for Tomorrow (USA)

SMS

Secure Management System

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SO2

Sulfur Dioxide

SOA

Service-Oriented Architecture

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

SP

Special Publication

SPS

Standard Positioning Service

SSH

Secure Shell

SSL

Solid State Lighting

SSL

Smart Street Lighting

SSO

Standards-Setting Organization

TASE

Telecontrol Application Service Element

TCP

Transport Control Protocol

TDL

Table Definition Language

TFTP

Trivial File Transfer Protocol

TIA

Telecommunications Industry Association

TnD

Transmission and Distribution (DEWG)

TOGAF

The Open Group Architecture Framework

TOU

Time of Use

UCA

United Communications Association

UCAIug UCA

International Users Group

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

UID

Universal Identifier

UML

Unified Modeling Language

USNAP

Utility Smart Network Access Port

V2G

Vehicle to Grid (DEWG)

VA

Volt-amperes

VAR

Volt Amps Reactive

VVWC

Voltage, VAR, and Watt Control

WAMS

Wide-Area Measurement System

WAN

Wide Area Network

WASA

Wide-Area Situational Awareness

WG

Working Group

WS

Web Services

XACML

eXtensible Access Control Markup Language

XML

eXtensible Markup Language