EV Glossary of Abbreviations

AFDCAlternative Fuels Data Center
BEBBattery Electric Bus
BEVBattery Electric Vehicle
CCS ConnectorCombined Charging System Connector
CHAdeMO Connector“CHArge de MOve”; equivalent to “charge for moving”
DCDirect Current
DCFCDirect Current Fast Charging
DOEDepartment of Energy
DOTDepartment of Transportation
DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
EPAU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EVElectric Vehicle
EVITPElectric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program
EVSEElectric Vehicle Supply Equipment
EZMTEnergy Zone Mapping Tool
FCEVFuel-Cell Electric Vehicle
FTAUSDOT Federal Transit Administration
GHGGreenhouse Gas
HEVHybrid Electric Vehicle
IRSInternal Revenue Service
kWKilowatt Hour
LDVLight-Duty Vehicle
MPGeMiles per Gallon of Gasoline Equivalent
MPOMetropolitan Planning Organization
NASEONational Association of State Energy Officials
NEPANational Environmental Policy Act
NHSNational Highway System
NOFONotice of Funding Opportunity
NRELNational Renewable Energy Laboratory
O&MOperations and Maintenance
PHEVPlug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle
P3Public-Private Partnerships
RDUSDA Rural Development
RFIDRadio-Frequency Identification
RPMRevolutions per Minute
SUVSport Utility Vehicle
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture
USDOTUnited States Department of Transportation
VGIVehicle-to-Grid Integration
VTOU.S. DOE Vehicle Technologies Office
V1GUnidirectional Vehicle-to-Grid
V2GBidirectional Vehicle-to-Grid
ZEVZero Emission Vehicle