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mean time to recover
Material that is solidified at such rate that many small crystals (crystallites) form. The atoms within a single crystallite are symmetrically arranged, whereas crystallites are jumbled together. These numerous grain boundaries reduce the device efficiency. A material composed of variously oriented, small individual crystals. (Sometimes referred to as polycrystalline or semicrystalline).
municipal solid waste
MSW - all types of solid waste generated by a community (households and commercial establishments), usually collected by local government bodies.
megavolt ampere reactive
motion vector Field
May refer to: 1) Speed, 2) Normal to a surface 3) lifetime of the project
Ability of a power system to continue its unrestricted operation in case of failure of any one component.
The nacelle of a wind turbine contains the gear box and the generator. It is mounted at the top of the tower.
Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action
sodium nickel chloride
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Natura 2000 Site
Designated European sites that constitute Natura 2000 network of protected sites for habitats and species across the EU. They are defined in combination of Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas.
A natural monopoly is a monopoly in an industry in which it is most efficient (involving the lowest long-run average cost) for production to be permanently concentrated in a single firm rather than contested competitively. Examples are infrastructures, such as electric power grids or natural gas grids, which cannot be operated in economic competition. Investment in these infrastructure will not justify parallel setups.
National Designated Authority