Electric Market and Utility Operation Terminology (Fact Sheet)

Courtney Kendall

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


This fact sheet is a list of electric market and utility operation terminology for a series of three electricity fact sheets.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2011

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5200-50169

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102011-3207


  • ancillary services
  • balancing authority areas
  • base load generating plants
  • contingency reserves
  • demand response
  • dispatching
  • economic dispatch
  • electric market terminology
  • energy imbalance services
  • flexibility
  • frequency response
  • generator tip
  • intermediate generating plants
  • ISO
  • SETP
  • solar energy technology program
  • unit commitment
  • utility operation terminology


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