Disturbance Control Standard definition

Disturbance Control Standard or “DCS” shall mean the reliability standard that sets the time limit following a disturbance within which a balancing authority must return its Area Control Error to within a specified range.
Disturbance Control Standard means the reliability standard that sets the time limit following a disturbance within which a balancing authority must return its Area Control Error to within a specified range.

Examples of Disturbance Control Standard in a sentence

  • The written documentation shall accompany the quarterly Disturbance Control Standard Report when a Balancing Authority or Reserve Sharing Group is non-compliant.

  • Any increased reserves that are based on non-compliance with the NERC Disturbance Control Standard will raise the total SPP Reserve Sharing Group Minimum Annual Contingency Reserve Requirement for the SPP Reserve Sharing Group on a quarterly basis.

  • Contingency Reserve is that Operating Capacity that can be produced and applied to reduce ACE to meet the NERC Disturbance Control Standard (DCS) following the Operating Reserve Contingency.

  • Primary ReserveNERC Performance Standard BAL-002-3, Disturbance Control Standard – Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event, requires PJM to carry sufficient contingency reserve to recover from a sudden balancing contingency (usually a loss of generation).

  • Disturbance Control Standard – Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event.

  • The Balancing and Interchange Operator was responsible for directing recovery from Disturbance Control Standard contingencies using the NWPP Reserve Sharing Program.

  • Contingency Reserve Adjustment Factor (CRA) - A factor used in determining the additional ten-minute reserve that the NYISO, not meeting the Disturbance Control Standard (DCS) for a given quarter must carry.

  • This requirement requires a Balancing Authority that cannot comply with the Disturbance Control Standard to immediately implement remedies, including requesting emergency assistance from other Balancing Authorities (R6.4); declaring an Energy Emergency through its Reliability Coordinator (R6.5); and reducing load, through procedures such as public appeals, voltage reductions, curtailing interruptible loads and firm loads (R6.6).

  • Each RESERVE SHARING GROUP shall comply with the Disturbance Control Standard.

  • When a CONTROL AREA or RESERVE SHARING GROUP experiences a REPORTABLE DISTURBANCE (SEE 2.4), it is compliant with the Disturbance Control Standard when the DISTURBANCE RECOVERY CRITERION is met within the DISTURBANCE RECOVERY PERIOD.

Related to Disturbance Control Standard

  • Control Area(s) means an electric power system or combination of electric power systems to which a common automatic generation control scheme is applied.

  • Area Control Error or “ACE” shall mean the instantaneous difference between a Balancing Authority’s net actual and scheduled interchange, taking into account the effects of Frequency Bias and correction for meter error.