Definitions for "Load Following"
The daily varying of power output by a generator.
Regulation of the power output of electric generators within a prescribed area in response to changes in system frequency, tieline loading, or the relation of these to each other, so as to maintain the scheduled system frequency and/or established interchange with other areas within predetermined limits.
An electric system's process of regulating its generation to follow the changes in its customers' demand. This capability is especially important for firm power and delivery of all-requirements service.