EV: Electric Vehicle

EVSE: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (or Charging Station)

PEV: Plug-In Electric Vehicle

PHEV: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle

BEV: Battery Electric Vehicle

ICE: Internal Combustion Engine

NRTL: Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory

NEC: National Electric Code

ETL: Like UL, is an OSHA-certified Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) that tests, certifies and inspects products to UL, ANSI, CSA, ASTM and NFPA standards for safety and performance.  An ETL listing is the same as a UL listing.

OEM: Original Equipment Manufactured (term commonly used by car manufacturers)

DOE: Department of Energy

EIA: Energy Information Administration