Definition: Operating Reserve - Spinning

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Operating Reserve - Spinning

The portion of Operating Reserve consisting of: Generation synchronized to the system and fully available to serve load within the Disturbance Recovery Period following the contingency event; or, Load fully removable from the system within the Disturbance Recovery Period following the contingency event.[1]

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References
  1. Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards


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