Report Description

Power ancillary services are essential for ensuing grid stabilizationas well as voltage and frequency stability. With deregulation of electricity in the US, the demand for power ancillary services provided by Interstate Transmission Organization and Regional Transmission Organization is increasing in order to address power failure and breakdown issues. Demand for power ancillary services is growing in the US with a rising number of independent power producers and consumers producing electricity from renewable sources, thereby increasing the requirement for grid synchronization and system frequency stability to feed power into the grid and to maintain a proper flow free from interruptions. 

According to United States Power Ancillary Service Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020, the power ancillary service market in US is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 8% through 2020. The demand for power ancillary services in the US generally witness a significant increase during winter seasons due to a sudden rise in the demand for electricity. Spinning up power ancillary services are projected to decline during the forecast period whereas spinning down power ancillary services would gain a significant amount of share in the years to come. Moreover, regulation down power ancillary services are expected to witness a slight decline in the coming years. “United States Power Ancillary Service Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020” report elaborates following aspects about the ancillary service market in the US:
  • United States Power Ancillary Service Market Size, Share & Forecast
  • Policy and Regulatory Landscape
  • Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities
  • Competitive Landscape & Strategic Recommendations
Why You Should Buy This Report?
  • To gain an in-depth understanding of power ancillary service market across the US
  • To identify the on-going trends and anticipated growth in the next five years
  • To help industry consultants and power ancillary service providers align their market-centric strategies
  • To obtain research based business decisions and add weight to presentations and marketing material
  • To gain competitive knowledge of leading market players
  • To avail 10% customization in the report without any extra charges and get the research data or trends added in the report as per the buyer’s specific needs
Report Methodology 

The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with power ancillary power providers and industry experts. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports and proprietary databases.

Table of content

1.     Research Methodology

2.     Analyst View

3.     United States Power Market Outlook

3.1.   Five Force Analysis

4.     United States Power Ancillary Service Market Outlook

4.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.1.1. By Value

4.1.2. US Energy Mix

4.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.2.1. By Service (Spinning Up, Spinning down, Regulation Up , Regulation Down)

4.2.2. Synchronized Services

4.2.3. Black Start

5.     United States Power Ancillary Service Regulation Market

5.1.   Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value

6.     United States Power Ancillary Service Spin Reserves Market

6.1.   Market Size& Forecast

6.1.1. By Value

7.     United States Power Ancillary Service Pricing

8.     United States Power Ancillary Service Cost Components

9.     Market Dynamics

9.1.   Drivers

9.2.   Challenges

10.  Trends & Developments

10.1.Adopting Renewable Source of Power

10.2.Adopting Strict Norms in Form of Penalizing for Missing Targets


11.  Policy and Regulatory Landscape

12.  United States Economic Profile

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.PJM Interconnection LLC



13.4.California ISO


13.6.South West Power Pool

14.  Strategic Recommendations


Figures and Tables

List of Figures


Figure 1: Number of Power Plant per Utility, 2012

Figure 2: US Power Generator Share per Utility, By Generator Type, 2012

Figure 3: Percentage Customer Share per Utility in US, 2012

Figure 4: US Electricity Generated Vs Electricity Consumed, 2004 - 2014 (MWh)

Figure 5: US Ancillary Power Service Market Size, By Value, 2010 - 2020F (USD Billion)

Figure 6: US Energy Mix, 2014

Figure 7: US Ancillary Power Service Market Share, By Service, By Value, 2014 & 2020F

Figure 8: US Ancillary Regulation Service Market Size, By Value, 2010 - 2020F (USD Billion)

Figure 9: Surplus Electricity Generated in US (MWh)

Figure 10: US Ancillary Service Spin Reserves Market Size, By Value, 2010 - 2020F (USD Billion)

Figure 11: US Power Produced by Independent Power Producers, 2002 - 2012 (MWh)


List of Tables


Table 1: Evolution of Electricity Sector in US

Table 2: Difference between ISO/RTO

Frequently asked questions






Parvati Sharma

Account Manager BD
Press Release

US Power Ancillary Service Market to Witness 8% CAGR until 2020

Dec, 2015

Power failure and breakdown of transmission lines coupled with rising demand for electricity to propel demand for power ancillary services in United States