Definitions for "Standby Service"
Support service that is available, as needed, to supplement a consumer, a utility system or to another utility to replace normally scheduled power that becomes unavailable.
Back-up service to a primary source of gas for transportation customers; often a customer receives primary service from another source, but contracts for standby from an LDC
A customer or AES may at their option contract with a utility or a competitive supplier to provide electric generation service in the event that the primary source of supply is disabled or becomes unavailable for any reason. This is sometimes called “standby generation service.” The MPSC establishes the rates regulated Electric Suppliers can charge for providing standby service. Competitive suppliers may provide standby service under market-based rates.
Keywords:  recovery, relevant, cold, warm, hot
The provision of the relevant recovery facilities. See: Cold Site, Warm Site, Hot Site, Work Area and Mobile Standby.