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| Last Updated:: 08/01/2016

Abbreviations

AC

Activated carbon process

AD

Air dried

AS 

Ammonia scrubbing

BBF

Biased-burner-firing

BE

Bitumen emulsion      

BFBC

Bubbling fluidized bed combustion

BOOS

Burner-out-of-service

CCGT

Combined cycle gas turbine

CFBC

Circulating fluidized bed combustion

CFC

Chlorofluorocarbon

CNG 

Compressed natural gas

CO

Carbon monoxide

CO2 

Carbon dioxide

DBB

Dry bottom boiler

EBDS

Electron beam dry scrubbing

EGR

Exhaust gas recirculation

FBC

Fluidized bed combustion

FGD

Flue gas desulphurization

FGR

Flue gas recirculation

HDV

Heavy-duty vehicle

IC

    Engine Internal combustion engine

IFNR

    In-furnace-NOx-reduction reburning

IGCC

   Integrated gasification combined           cycle

LEA

   Low excess air combustion

LNB

   Low NOx burner

LPG

   Liquefied petroleum gas

LWS

   Lime/limestone wet scrubbing

MIR

    Maximum incremental reactivity

NH3

    Ammonia

NO

   Nitrogen oxide

NO2

   Nitrogen dioxide

NOx

   Nitrogen oxides

N2O

   Dinitrogen monoxide

O3

   Ozone

OBD 

   On-board diagnostic system

OFA

   Over fire air combustion

PF

   Pulverized fuel

PFBC

   Pressurized fluidized bed combustion

POCP 

   Photochemical ozone creation potential

ppb

   Parts per billion

ppmv

   Parts per million by volume

RAP

   Reduced air preheat

RVP

   Reid vapour pressure

SCR 

   Selective catalytic reduction

SDA

   Spray dry absorption

SNCR

   Selective non-catalytic reduction

SO2

   Sulphur dioxide

SO3

   Sulphur trioxide

SOx 

   Sulphur oxides

SOMA

   Sulphur oxides management area

STP

 Standard temperature (0 C) and pressure (1.013 x 105 Pa)

TOMA

   Tropospheric ozone management area

UV

    Ultraviolet

VOC

   Volatile organic compound

WBB

   Wet bottom boiler

WL

   Wellman Lord process

WSA

   Wet sulphuric acid catalytic process