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Acronyms

A  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  G  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  P  |  R  |  S  |  U

A

ABC – Aerial Bundled Cables

AES EP – AES Eletropaulo, Brazil

AMI – Advanced Metering Infrastructure

AMM – Automated Meter Management

AMR – Automated Meter Reading

AT – Anti-Theft

C

CPU – Central Processing Unit

D

DAT – Transverse Areal Distribution

DESCO – Dhaka Electric Distribution Company, Bangladesh

E

ECC – Electronic Current Cut-Out

ECB – Electronic Circuit Breaker

EMC – Elevated Meter Centers

G

GIS – Geographic information System

GSM – Global System for Mobile Communication

L

LV – Low Voltage (in the case of cables)

M

MCB – Miniature Circuit Breaker

MDM – Meter Data Management

MV – Medium Voltage (in the case of cables)

N

NT – Non-Technical (in the case of losses)

P

PLC – Power Line Carrier

PTCs – Positive Temperature Co-efficient Thermistors

PVC – Polyvinyl chloride

R

REL – Reliance Energy Ltd, India

RF – Radio Frequency

ROI – Return on Investment

S

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module

U

UEDC – United Energy Distribution Company, Republic of Georgia