Definition: Contingency Reserve

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Contingency Reserve

The provision of capacity deployed by the Balancing Authority to meet the Disturbance Control Standard (DCS) and other NERC and Regional Reliability Organization contingency requirements.[1]

Also Known As
replacement reserve
Related Terms
Disturbance Control StandardBalancing Authoritysmart grid
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