Acronyms

BAU Business As Usual (scenario)

CCAP Climate Change Action Plan

CDM Clean Development Mechanism

CO2 Carbon dioxide

CO2e Carbon dioxide equivalent

COES System Economic Operation Committees (Peru)

COP Conference of the Parties

FiT Feed-in Tariff

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GEF Global Environment Facility

GHG Greenhouse Gas

GNEP Grenada National Energy Policy

GRENLEC Grenada Electricity Services Limited

GW/GWh Gigawatt/Gigawatt-hour

IFC International Finance Corporation

INDECOPI National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Peru)

IPP Independent Power Producer

IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency

KV Kilovolt

KW/kWh Kilowatt/Kilowatt-hour

MENA Middle East and North African Region

MINAM Ministry of the Environment (Peru)

MINEM Ministry of Energy and Mines (Peru)

MRV Measurement, Reporting and Verification

MW Megawatt

Mt Megatonne

NAMA Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OSINERGMIN Supervisory Organism of Investment in Energy and Mines (Peru)

POA Programme of Activities

PPA Power Purchase Agreement

PV Photovoltaics

RD&D Research, Development & Demonstration

RE Renewable Energy

RECS Renewable Energy Certificates

RER Renewable Energy Resources

RET Renewable Energy Technology

ROR Run-of-River (Hydro plant)

SARI South African Renewables Initiative

SEAP Sustainable Energy Action Plan (Grenada)

SIDS Small Island Developing States

SREP Scaling-up Renewable Energies Programme (Kenya)

TNA Technology Needs Assessment (UNEP)

TWH Terawatt-hour

UNDP United Nations Development Programme

UNEP United Nations Environment Programme

UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change