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View the document ANNEXE I :ALPHABETICAL INDEX OF BIBLIOGRAPHY
View the document ANNEXE II GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS USED
View the document ANNEXE III ALPHABETICAL MANUFACTURER'S LIST (updated 1985)
View the document ANNEXE IV ALPHABETICAL LIST OF INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED IN HYDRO DEVELOPMENT
View the document ANNEXE V STANDARD ENERGY CONVERSIONS

ANNEXE II GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS USED

AC: Alternating Current

ADB/N: Agricultural Development Bank Nepal

ATDO: Appropriate Technology Development Organisation, Islamabad,Pakistan

BEW: Butwal Engineering Works, private limited, Butwal, Nepal

BYS: Balaju Yantra Shala private limited, Kathamodu, Nepal

CEDT: Centre for Electronics Design Technology, Bangalore, India

CMEC: China Machinery Export Corporation, Beijing, China

DC: Direct Current

DOE: U.S. Department of Energy

EAP & L: East African Power and Lighting Company, Ltd.

EPFL: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, Lausanne, Switzerland (Swiss Federal Institue of Technology

ESCAP: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand

ETHZ: Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

GATE: German Appropriate Technology Exchange, Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany

GRET: Groupe de Recherche et d'Echanges Technologiques, Paris, France

GWh: Giga Watthour (see also Annex V)

HMG: His Majesty's Government of Nepal

HP: Horsepower (see also Annex V)

HPS: Hydropower Station

H.T.: High Tension (>1000 V)

HTL: Höhere Technische Lehranstalt (Swiss Engineering College)

Hz: Hertz = cycles per second

IER: Internal Economic Rate of Return

kg: kilogram

kgce: kilogram coal equivalent (see also Annex V)

kgce/c.y.: kilogram coal equivalent per capita and year

km: kilometer = 1000 m

kVA: kilo Volt Ampere, equivalent to kW at a power factor of 1 (Apparent Power) kWh: kilo Watthour (see also Annex V)

LDC: Least Developed Country as per U.N. definition

LNG: Liquid Natural Gas

LPG: Liquid Petroleum Gas l/s: liters per second

L.T.: Low Tension (<1000 V) m: meter mm: millimeter, 1000 mm = 1 m m³/s Cubic meters per second (Unit for Mass Flow Rate)

MW: Mega Watts (see also Annex V)

NEA: National Energy Administration of Thailand, Bangkok

NRECA: National Rural Electric Co-operative Association, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

NRs: Rupees, Nepal-currency, NRs 12 = U.S. $ 1

OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France

OLADE: Organizacion Latinoamericana de Energia (Latin-American Energy Organisation, Quito, Ecuador)

PE: Polyethylene

PVC: Poly Vinyl Chloride

RPM: Revolutions per Minute

SATA: Swiss Association for Technical Assistance in Nepal comprising the Swiss Government Development Co-operation and HELVETAS, a non-profit organisation, Kathmandu, Nepal

SHDB: Small Hydel Development Board, Department of Electricity, Kathmandu, Nepal

SKAT: Schweizerische Kontaktstelle fur Angepasste Technik (Swiss Center for Appropriate Technology) St. Gall, Switzerland

TANESCO: Tanganyika Electric Supply Company, Ltd.

UEB: Uganda Electricity Board

UMN: United Mission to Nepal

UNCNRSE: United Nations Conference on New and Renewable Sources of Energy (to be held August 81 in Nairobi, Kenya)

UNESCO: United Nations, Economic, Social and Cultural Organisation

UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Vienna, Austria

U.S. A.I.D.: United States Agency for International Development

VITA: Volunteers in Technical Assistance, Mt. Rainier, U.S.A.

W: Watt (see also Annex V)

WMO: World Meteorological Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland