In accordance with the provisions of Ministerial Order n.º 592/2010, amended by Ministerial Order n.º 1308/2010,
the interruptibility service is understood to be the system which consists of the voluntary reduction
by consumers in their consumption of electricity to a value less than or equal to the residual power value,
in reply to a power reduction order given by the Transmission Network Operator. The interruptibility service allows:
Rapid and efficient response to possible emergency situations;
Increase in system operation flexibility;
Improvement in security of supply.
The management of all aspects of this service, in administrative, technical and operational terms,
is granted to REN as the Transmission Network Operator.