Review of Low-Voltage Load Forecasting

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Name Reference Type No. Customers Resolution Duration Intervention Sub-metering Weather avail. Location Other data provided Access/Licence

ADRES

(Einfalt et al., 2011)

Households

30

1 s

2 weeks

None

No

No

Austria (Upper Austria)

Voltage

Free for Research (E-Mail)

GREEND Electrical Energy Dataset (GREEND)

(Monacchi et al., 2014)

Households

8

1 s

3-6 months

None

Yes

No

Austria, Italy

Occupancy, Building type

Free (Access Form)

UCI Appliances

(Candanedo et al., 2017)

Household

1

10 min

4.5 months

None

No

Yes

Belgium (Mons)

Lights, Building information

Free (No Licence)

INDUSTRIAL MACHINES

Bandeira et al., 2018)

Industrial

1

1 Hz

1 month

None

Yes

No

Brasil (Minas Gerais)

CC BY

Rainforest Automation Energy

(Makonin et al. 2018)

Households

2

1 Hz

2 months

None

Yes

Yes

Canada

Environmental, Heat Pump,

CC BY

AMPds2

(Makonin et al., 2016, Makonin et al., 2016)

Household

1

1min

2 years

None

Yes

Yes

Canada (Alberta)

Gas, Water, Building Type and Plan

CC BY

Sustainable Building Energy Systems 2017

(Johnson et al., 2017)

Households

23

1 min

1 year

None

Yes

No

Canada (Ottawa)

Sociodemographic (Occupants, Age, Size)

Free (Attribution, E-Mail)

Sustainable Building Energy Systems 2013

(Saldanha et al., 2012)

Households

12

1 min

1 year

None

Yes

No

Canada (Ottawa)

Sociodemographic (Occupants, Age, Size)

Free (Attribution, E-Mail)

FINESCE Horsens

Households

20

1 h

several days

None

Yes

Yes

Denmark (Horsens)

EV, PV, Heat Pump, Heating, Smart Home,

CC BY-SA

UCI Individual household electric power cons.

(Hebrail et al., 2012)

Households

1

1min

4 years

None

Yes

No

France (Sceaux)

Reactive Power, Voltage

CC BY

BLOND-50

(Kriechbaumer et al., 2017)

Commerical

1

50 kHz

213 days

None

Yes

No

Germany

CC BY

BLOND-250

(Kriechbaumer et al., 2017)

Commerical

1

250 kHz

50 days

None

Yes

No

Germany

CC BY

Fresh Energy

(Beyertt et al., 2020)

Households

200

15 min

1 year

Behaviorial

Yes

No

Germany

Agegroup, Gender of main customer

CC BY

FINESCE Factory

Industrial

1

1 min

2 days

None

Yes

No

Germany (Aachen)

Machines

CC BY-SA

HTW Lichte Weiten

(HTW 2019)

Households

1 building

15 minute

1 year

None

No

No

Germany (Berlin)

Free (No Licence)

HTW Synthetic

Households

74

1 s

1 year

None

No

No

Germany (Representative)

Synthetic dataset merging

CC BY-NC

CoSSMic

(Open et al., 2020)

Households, SME

11

1min, 15min, 1H

1-3 years

None

Yes

No

Germany (South)

PV, EV, Type (Residential/SME)

CC BY

SciBER

(Staudt et al., 2018)

Municipal

107

15min

3 years

None

No

No

Germany (South)

Type (Office, Gym, …)

CC BY

iAWE

(Batra et al., 2013)

Households

1

1 Hz

2 months

None

Yes

No

India (New Delhi)

Water

Free (No Licence)

COMBED

(Batra et al., 2014)

Commerical

1

30 s

1 month

None

Yes

No

India (New Delhi)

Free (No Licence)

Irish CER Smart Metering Project data

(Commission et al., 2012)

Households, SME, Other

3835

30min

1.5 years

Tariff

No

No

Ireland

Type (Residential/SME/Other)

Free (Signed Access Form)

Hvaler Substation Level data

(DangHa et al., 2017)

Substation

20

1 h

2 years

None

No

No

Norway (Hvaler)

Free (No Licence)

Energy Informatics Group Pakistan

(Pereira et al., 2014)

Households

42

1 min

1 year

None

Yes

No

Pakistan

Sociodemographic (building properties, no of people, devices)

Free (No Licence)

UCI Electricity Load Diagrams

(Godahewa et al., 2021)

Different

370

15 min

2 years

None

No

No

Portugal

Free (No Licence)

Electricity Consumption and Occupancy (ECO)

(Christian et al., 2014, Wilhelm2015)

Households

6

1 Hz

8 months

None

Yes

No

Switzerland

Occupancy

CC BY

Household Electricity Survey (HES)

(Zimmermann et al., 2012)

Households

~{250

2 min

1 month (255) to 1 year (26)

None

Yes

No

UK

Consumer Archetype

Request

METER

(Grunewald et al., 2019)

Households

529

1 min

28 hours

None

No

No

UK

Activity data, Sociodemographic

Free for Research (Access Form)

IDEAL Household Energy Dataset

(Goddard et al., 2020)

Households

255

1 s

3 years

None

Yes

No

UK

Smart Home, Sociodemographic, energy awareness survey, room temperature and humidity, building characteristics

CC BY

Customer-Led Network Revolution project data

(Sidebotham et al., 2015)

Households, SMEs

~{12000

30 min

over 1 year

Time of Use

No

No

UK

EV, PV, Heatpump, Tariff,

CC BY-SA

UK Domestic Appliance-Level Electricity (UK-DALE)

(Jack et al., 2015)

Households

5

16 kHz, 1s

months, one house over 4 years

None

Yes

No

UK (London area)

CC BY

UK Low Carbon London

(UK et al., 2014ulc,Godahewa2021)

Households

5567

30min

2 years

Time of Use

No

No

UK (London)

CACI Acorn group

Free (No Licence)

REFIT

(Murray et al., 2016, Murray et al., 2017)

Households

20

8 s

2 years

None

Yes

Yes

UK (Loughborough)

PV, Gas, Water, Sociodemographic (Occupancy, Dwelling Age, Dwelling Type, No. Bedrooms)

CC BY

Flexible Networks for a Low Carbon Future

Substations

Several Secondary

30 min

1 year

None

No

No

UK (St Andrews, Whitchurch, Ruabon)

Free (Access Form)

NTVV Substations

Substation

316

5 s

over 4 years

None

No

No

NTVV Smart Meter

Buildings

316

30 min

over 4 years

None

No

No

IEEE PES Open Data Sets

Households, Commercial

15

1 min, 5 min, 15 min

2 weeks

None

No

No

USA

Connection limit

Free (No Licence)

REDD

(Kolter et al., 2011)

Households

~{10

1 kHz

3-19 days

None

Yes

No

USA (Boston)

Voltage

Free (Attribution, E-Mail)

Iowa Distribution Test

(Bu et al., 2019)

Substation

240 nodes

1 H

1 year

None

Yes

No

USA (Iowa)

Grid data

Free (Attribution)

Pecanstreet Dataport (Academic)

(Pecan et al., 2018)

Households

30

1min, 15min, 1H

2-3 years

None

Yes

Yes

USA (mostly Austin and Boulder)

PV, EV, Water, Gas, Sociodemographic

Free for Research (Access Form)

Residential Building Stock Assessment

(Larson et al., 2014)

Households

101

15 min

27 months

None

Yes

No

USA (North West Region)

Building Type (Single Family, Manufactured, Multifamily)

Free (Access Form)

SMART* Home 2017

(Barker et al., 2012)

Households

7

1 Hz

over 2 years

None

Yes

Yes

USA (Western Massachussets)

Free (No Licence)

SMART* Apartment

(Barker et al., 2012)

Households

114

1 min

2 years

None

No

Yes

USA (Western Massachussets)

Free (No Licence)

SMART* Occupancy

(Barker et al., 2012)

Households

2

1 min

3 weeks

None

No

No

USA (Western Massachussets)

Occupancy

Free (No Licence)

SMART* Microgrid

(Barker et al., 2012)

Households

443

1 min

1 day

None

No

No

USA (Western Massachussets)

Free (No Licence)

SMART* Home 2013

(Barker et al., 2012)

Households

3

1 Hz

3 months

None

Yes

No

USA (Western Massachussets)

Solar, Wind, Environmental, Smart Home, Voltage,

Free (No Licence)

Cite

If you find it useful and use it in your work, feel free to cite our preprint:

@misc{haben2021review,
          title={Review of Low-Voltage Load Forecasting: Methods, Applications, and Recommendations}, 
          author={Stephen Haben and Siddharth Arora and Georgios Giasemidis and Marcus Voss and Danica Vukadinovic Greetham},
          year={2021},
          eprint={2106.00006},
          archivePrefix={arXiv},
          primaryClass={stat.OT}
}