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E.ON UK - Energy glossary
Category: Earth and Environment > Energy
Date & country: 15/12/2007, UK
Words: 125


PFA
Pulverised fuel ash

PIR sensor
Passive infrared sensor

PM10
Particles with a diameter less than ten micrometers (ten microns)

Ramsar Convention
International convention on wetlands of international importance

Rfo
Reclaimed fuel oil

RIIR
Recordable Incident and Injury Rate

ROC
Renewable Obligation Certificate (UK)

RoSPA
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (UK)

RSNC
Royal Society for Nature Conservation (UK)

SAP
Standard Assessment Procedure (UK)

SCR
Selective catalytic reduction

SF6
Sulphur hexafluoride

SME
Small or medium sized enterprise

SO2
Sulphur dioxide

SO3
Sulphur trioxide

SPA
Special Protection Area (UK)

SRB
Single Regeneration Budget (UK)

SSSI
Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK)

t - te
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TRIR
Total Recordable Injury Rate

TWh
Terawatt hour - the production or consumption of a million million watts for one hour.

UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (Climate Change Treaty)

VOC
Volatile organic compound

WBCSD
World Business Council for Sustainable Development