Balancing Authority definition

Balancing Authority or “BA” shall mean the responsible entity that integrates resource plans ahead of time, maintains load-interchange-generation balance within a Balancing Authority Area, and supports interconnection frequency in real-time.
Balancing Authority means the responsible entity that integrates resource plans ahead of time, maintains load-interchange-generation balance within a balancing authority area, and supports interconnection frequency in real time.
Balancing Authority has the meaning set forth in the CAISO Tariff.

Examples of Balancing Authority in a sentence

  • A Scheduling Coordinator may submit a Self-Schedule Hourly Block for the RTM as an import to or an export from the CAISO Balancing Authority Area and may also submit Self-Scheduled Hourly Blocks for Ancillary Services imports.

  • A Scheduling Coordinator for a CAISO Balancing Authority Area resource will indicate through a resource parameter as prescribed in the Business Practice Manual that it has sold capacity to an out-of-balancing authority area Load Serving Entity, and no CAISO Load Serving Entity has a right to such capacity.

  • The Schedule(s) involves a Pseudo-Tie generating unit delivering energy from its Native Balancing Authority Area to an Attaining Balancing Authority Area.

  • As detailed in the CAISO Business Practice Manual, the CAISO calculates the hourly shaping ratio for each hour by dividing the Day-Ahead Market System Marginal Energy Cost for the CAISO Balancing Authority Area in that hour of a previous representative Trading Day by the average Day-Ahead Market System Marginal Energy Cost for the CAISO Balancing Authority Area in all on-peak hours of the same previous representative Trading Day.

  • Such case-by-case development of measurement and verification processes by separate entities, including those that may be market competitors (e.g., an ARC negotiating such a process with a Local Balancing Authority that is also a Load Serving Entity (LSE) in competition for demand response customers) also creates the potential for unduly discriminatory behavior.


More Definitions of Balancing Authority

Balancing Authority means a transmission system control operator who balances electricity supply and load at all times to meet transmission system operating criteria and to provide reliable electric service to customers.
Balancing Authority means a balancing authority as defined in Public Utilities Code section 399.12 (b).
Balancing Authority means a transmission system control operator who balances electricity supply
Balancing Authority. (08/15/08 Version) means the responsible entity that integrates resource plans ahead of time, maintains load-interchange-generation balance within a Balancing Authority Area, and supports interconnection frequency in real time.
Balancing Authority means the Person(s) in control of the physical operating of, and responsible for fulfilling the duties necessary to operate, a Balancing Authority Area.
Balancing Authority means the Person(s) responsible for integrating resource plans and maintaining load-interchange-generation balance within a Balancing Authority Area. As of the Effective Date, (a) the Balancing Authority in respect of the Balancing Authority Area that includes the Injection Portion includes both MISO and the local Balancing Authority at the Injection Point (being the Entergy Electric System on the Effective Date), and (b) the Balancing Authority in respect of the Balancing Authority Area that includes the Delivery Portion includes both MISO and the local Balancing Authority at the Energy Financial Delivery Point (being the Entergy Electric System on the Effective Date).