SimBench Data for pandapower Usage

SimBench provides a dataset of electrical power system benchmark models with grid data from low voltage level to extra high voltage level with full year load, generation and storage profiles.


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This repository provides data and code to use SimBench within the software pandapower. pandapower combines the data analysis library pandas and the power flow solver PYPOWER to create an easy to use network calculation program aimed at automation of analysis and optimization in power systems.


More information about pandapower can be found on

pandapower is a joint development of the research group Energy Management and Power System Operation (e2n), University of Kassel and the Department for Distribution System Operation at the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE), Kassel.

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In addition to these both institutes, to SimBench the Institute of Power Systems and Power Economics (IAEW) of the RWTH Aachen University and the Institute of Energy Systems, Energy Efficiency and Energy Economics (ie3) of the Technical University of Dortmund contributed.