Definition: Independent Power Producer

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Independent Power Producer

Any entity that owns or operates an electricity generating facility that is not included in an electric utility's rate base. This term includes, but is not limited to, cogenerators and small power producers and all other nonutility electricity producers, such as exempt wholesale generators, who sell electricity.[1]

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References
  1. Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards


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