What is ancillary services? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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ancillary services

Part of the Smart grid glossary:

In smart grid technology, an ancillary service is anything that supports the transmission of electricity from its generation site to the customer. Services may include load regulation, spinning reserve, non-spinning reserve, replacement reserve and voltage support. 

This was last updated in March 2010
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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