Glossary

Useful acronyms and key phrases

Learn more about important acronyms and key phrases used within the LV sector.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

AIM – Asset Investment Management
ALVIN® – Automated Low Voltage Intelligent Network
API – Application Programming Interface
APN – Access Point Name

C

CB – Circuit Breaker
CBA – Cost Benefit Analysis
CDC – Cable Data Collector
CI – Customer Interruptions
CML – Customer Minutes Lost
CNAIM – Common Network Asset Investment Methodology
CS – Cable Sniffer
CSE – Centre for Sustainable Energy
CT – Current Transformer

D

D-FES – Distribution Future Energy Scenarios
DNO – Distribution Network Operator
DSM – Demand Side Management
DER – Distributed Energy Resources (such as solar, wind and hydro)
DSO – Distribution System Operator
DTR – Dynamic Thermal Rating

E

EV – Electric Vehicle

F

FES – Future Energy Scenarios

I

IIS – Interruptions Incentive Scheme
ISD
– Intelligent Substation Device

L

LCT – Low Carbon Technology
Load Related Expenditure – Installation of new assets to accommodate changes in the level demand
LV
– Low Voltage
LV-CAP® – Low Voltage Common Application Platform

N

NARMS – Network Asset Resilience Metrics
NIA – Network Innovation Allowance funding
NIC
– Network Innovation Competition funding
Non Load Related Day – to day operational costs of the network

R

RIIO-ED2 – Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs

T

TX – Transformer

V

VT – Voltage Transformer

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