Power Systems Data Working Group (WG2)
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An open specification for raw electric power system data to facilitate a systematic and more accurate approach to report grid emissions.
This working group focuses on creating a unified specification for data retrieved from power system operators.
Power system data might include, but is not limited to:
- Generation mix
- Power imports and exports
- Power market data
- Delivery capacities and/or constraints
- Power generation emissions
This common standard shall enable grid decarbonisation pathways and decision-making. By aligning the definition of the data shared by power system operators, this specification will make it easier for third parties to consistently compute (using their own carbon models) and report grid emissions worldwide.
These are the official specifications written by this working group.
CDSC-WG2-03- API Interface [Specification]
CDSC-WG2-*- Additional specifications will be added in the future
CDSC-WG-03 is the current spec that encapsulates the topology, decisions around fuel types and technologies, and the proposed endpoints for a specification around providing power systems energy data at different spatial granularities.
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