Load loss (3 hours)

What is Load loss (3 hours)?

Load loss (3 hours) meaning Any significant incident on an electric utility system that results in a continuous outage of 3 hours or longer to more than 50,000 customers or more than one half of the total customers being served immediately prior to the incident, whichever is less.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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