Control Area
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Control Area

A region within an electrical distribution grid that acts as a balancing point and diagnostic centre for the regions around it.

Control Area

Part of a power system, or a combination of systems, to which a common electrical generation allocation scheme is applied.

Control Area

A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the Earth.

Control Area

A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the Earth.

Control Area

A large geographic area within which a utility (or group of utilities) regulates electric power generation in order to maintain scheduled interchanges of power with other control areas and to maintain the required system frequency.

Control Area

An electric power system, or a combination of electric power systems, to which a common automatic generation control (AGC) is applied to match the power output of generating units within the area to demand.

Control Area

A controlled airspace extending upwards from a specified limit above the earth.

Control Area

An electric power system, or a combination of electric power systems, to which a common automatic generation control (AGC) is applied to match the power output of generating units within the area to demand. The control area of the ISO is the state of California.

Control Area

A controlled airspace extending upward from a specific height above the surface of the earth in which radio contact between pilots traversing the airspace and air traffic control is required.

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Control Area has been defined 9 different ways in documents like Energy, Utilities & Mining Glossary, Reclamation Glossary, Ballistic Missile Defense, and 6 more.

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