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Report February 10, 2002

Technical Issues Related to Retail-Load Provision of Ancillary Services

By Brendan Kirby, Eric Hirst

This background issues paper discusses the technical requirements for load, or any resource, to provide contingency reserves to the electric power system. It discusses why some loads may be ideal providers of contingency reserves and why some loads are better at providing spinning reserve than they are at providing any other type of response....

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