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Loss of service (15 minutes) The term 'Loss of service (15 minutes)' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' Any loss in service for greater than 15 minutes by an electric utility of firm loads totaling more than 200 MW, or 50 percent of the total load being supplied immediately prior to the incident, whichever is less. However,utilities with a peak load in the prior year of more than 3000 MW areonly to report losses of service to firm loads totaling more than 300 MW for greater than 15 minutes. (The DOE shall be notified with service restoration and in any event, within three hours after the beginning of the interruption.)'.
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