Interruptible or curtailable rate

Interruptible or curtailable rate
  A special electricity or natural gas arrangement under which, in return for lower rates, the customer must either reduce energy demand on short notice or allow the electric or natural gas utility to temporarily cut off the energy supply for the utility to maintain service for higher priority users. This interruption or reduction in demand typically occurs during periods of high demand for the energy (summer for electricity and winter for natural gas).
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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