Rapid unloading reserve

Rapid unloading reserve (RUR30) is provided by those generating units the power output of which can be reduced by a contracted value or to the full extent. This service is used to reduce output to the power system and to offset a positive imbalance between generation and demand caused by non-compliance with an agreed schedule if the extent of such imbalance cannot be covered by standard AnS: SC and TC-.

The minimum amount of this reserve which can be provided by one supplier of this AnS is 30MW and the minimum time during which its delivery must be guaranteed following enabling by a dispatcher command is 24 hours.