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Summary of open network data and time series

This is a summary of open network data and time series for all voltage levels, fallen into the categories "linking network data summaries", "network data repositories", "individual network data" and "individual time series".

Linking Network Data Summaries

NameContentData TypeVoltage LevelRegionYearFormatLicenceLinks
Power & Energy Society (IEEE PES) Distribution Test Feeder Working Group testcases, EPRI and PNNL testcase Power Flow Analysis Distribution (p) 1991-2015 xls csv doc © Copyright 2000-2010, IEEE. Website
Laboratory for intelligent integrated networks of engineering systems (LINES) many ieee cases, some other testcases Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA Europe Great Britain MATPOWER PowerFactory txt PowerWorld other © 2016 Amro M. Farid (for local mirror) Website
openmod initiative Links to plenty of open network data sources different Transmission Europe Australia USA Global (p) 2013-2016 various only Links

Initiative Website
Transmission network datasets

Open Power System Data - Data sources (OPSD) sources sum up network data origins data collection Load, generation, Cross-border-trade, price, CO2, time series, weather unspecific Germany Europe xls csv other MIT

Related Projects

Data Sources

Weckesser, Tilman (employee of Uni Liege) ieee and other testcases Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA Europe Great Britain DenmarkSwedenIrelandIceland MATPOWER PowerFactory txt PowerWorld otheronly Links

Website
Testcases

Network Data Repositories

NameContentData TypeVoltage LevelRegionYearFormatLicenceLinks
Dr. Gonzalez-Longatt's IEEE 9 - 300 bus (incl. dynamic test cases) Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA Pandapower txt Website
ICSEG Synthetic, literature-based and Small Signal Stability Test Cases Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA Brasil Pandapower pwbdyrdyd Website
Matpower IEEE, PEGASE, RTE, Polish Test Cases Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA EuropeFrance Poland Pandapower MATPOWER 3-clause BSD license

Paper,

Website

IEEE PES Distribution Test Feeder Working Group testcases, EPRI and PNNL testcase Power Flow Analysis Distribution (p) 1991-2015 xlsdoccsv © 2000-2010, IEEE. Website
open_ego, OEP Database to collect Power system data (scenarios, weather, consumption, generation, models) data base all Germany (p) 2016- csv somehow open

Open Energy Platform,

Project description,

GitHub

OPSD List of powerplants time series, weather data data tables unspecific GermanyEurope (p) 2016-, (r) 2006- xlscsv MIT

OPSD,

GitHub,

Project description

PNNL Benchmark Systems Small Signal Stability Test Cases Small Signal Analysis Transmission USABrasil MATPOWER PacDyn PSS/E ANATEM DSAT EMTP Website
REDS Radial Distribution Systems Power Flow Analysis Distribution USABrasilIndia pos Website
Texas A&M University Synthetic, literature-based and Small Signal Stability Test Cases Power Flow Analysis Transmission USABrasil Pandapower pwbdyrdyd Website
University of Washington Power Flow Analysis Transmission USA 1979-1996 Pandapower txt Website

Individual Network Data

Name Content Data Type Voltage Level Region Year Format Licence Links
ATLANTIDE Representative Italian MV networks Power Flow Analysis MV Italia (p) 2014, (r) 2010-2030 xls unclear

Paper 1, 2, 3, 4,

Website

CIGRE Benchmark network data and basic models Power Flow Analysis EHV, MV, LV USACanadaSouthern Germany (p) 2010 Pandapower pdf © UK/IWES © CIGRE

Description by Pandapower,

CIGRE Technical Brochures,

CIGRE Benchmark Paper

ENTSO-E Online map, transparency data data collection, map EHV Europe (p) 2016 online map pdf xls restrictive

Map,

Data request

Kerber, Georg - Aufnahmefähigkeit von Niederspannungsverteilnetzen für die Einspeisung aus Photovoltaikkleinanlagen typical and extreme generic networks are proposed Power Flow Analysis LV Germany (p) 2010 pppdf © UK/IWES
© TUM

Description by Pandapower,

PhD

Open Street Map Themenkarte (OSM) collecting database for geographical data (and electrical data) of power systems database EHV, HV, (MV, LV) worldwide (p) 2004- other ODbL 1.0
CC BY-SA

flosm,

OSM

Scientific GRID (SciGRID) data base Transmission Europe (p) 2014- pypsa csv Apache License

Downloads,

Git

United Kingdom Generic Distribution System (UKGDS) Representative networks for GB Power Flow Analysis EHV, HV United Kingdom (p) 2005 PSS®E png outstanding GitHub

Time Series and other Network Parameter Data

NameContentTemporal ResolutionSpatial ResolutionYearLicenceLinks
EEX Germany and other europe countries; storages and consumer data not as time series (no direct export available), Wind, PV, Prediction 1 h (used to be 15 min) country (fromer TSO) Website
EPRI Measurement Data solar radiation measurement data, PV 1 s, 1 min, 15 min, 1 h node (r) 2012 Website
NREL Wind (on-, offshore), Wind, PV Wind: 10 min
PV: 5 / 60 min
node (r) 2004-2007 Website
NYISO price, outages, reports, Load 5 min zone Website
SLP agriculture, residential, commercial/industrial, e. vehicle, public lightning, Load, Wind, PV, hydro, biogas 15 min E.g. from the Local System Operator Unna
N. D. Pflugradt LoadProfileGenerator for households for electricity, gas, hot and cold water 1 s household considers temperature profiles from 1940, 1996, 2004, 2007 free of charge, without any warranties explicit or implied whatsoever. Website
RMDS Standard Load Profiles including various types and night storage heating 15 min SLP 2016-2018 only non-commercial usage retaining copyright, trademark or other similar notices Website
EERE Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Profiles for all TMY3 Locations in the United States 1 h building 2013 CC0 1.0 Website
Global Power Plant Database Datenbase of power plants worldwide Geolocalized 2018 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

Website

Formats of widespread Power System Analysis Tools

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Pandapower Pandapower (All pandapower network data is described here)
Matpower Matpower
PowerFactory DigSilent PowerFactory
PowerWorld PowerWorld