Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) - Part 456: Solved power system state profiles

This part of IEC 61970 belongs to the IEC 61970-450 to IEC 61970-499 series that, taken as
a whole, define at an abstract level the content and exchange mechanisms used for data
transmitted between power system analyses applications, control centers and/or control
center components.
The purpose of this document is to rigorously define the subset of classes, class attributes,
and roles from the CIM necessary to describe the result of state estimation, power flow and
other similar applications that produce a steady-state solution of a power network, under a set
of use cases which are included informatively in this standard.
This document is intended for two distinct audiences, data producers and data recipients, and
may be read from those two perspectives. From the standpoint of model export software used
by a data producer, the document describes how a producer may describe an instance of a
network case in order to make it available to some other program. From the standpoint of a
consumer, the document describes what that importing software must be able to interpret in
order to consume power flow cases.
There are many different use cases for which use of this document is expected and they differ
in the way that the document will be applied in each case. Implementers are expected to
consider what use cases they wish to cover in order to know the extent of different options
they must cover. As an example, this document will be used in some cases to exchange
starting conditions rather than solved conditions, so if this is an important use case, it means
that a consumer application needs to be able to handle an unsolved state as well as one
which has met some solution criteria.

Schnittstelle für Anwendungsprogramme für Netzführungssysteme (EMS-API) - Teil 456: Globale Stabilitätsbeurteilung

Interface de programmation d'application pour système de gestion d'énergie (EMS-API) - Partie 456: Profils d'état de réseaux électriques résolus

L'IEC 61970-456:2018(en-fr) définit de façon rigoureuse le sous-ensemble de classes, les attributs de classe et les rôles du CIM, nécessaires pour décrire le résultat de l'estimation d'état, du calcul de répartition et d'autres applications analogues produisant une solution en régime établi d'un réseau électrique dans un ensemble de cas d'utilisation inclus à titre informatif dans la présente norme. Le présent document s'adresse à deux destinataires distincts, les producteurs de données et les destinataires de données. Cette nouvelle édition inclut les modifications techniques majeures suivantes par rapport à l’édition précédente:  Ajout du profil Steady State Hypothesis (SSH) (Hypothèse en régime établi). Meilleure description de la relation entre les différents profils et alignement sur la nomenclature actuelle utilisée avec les profils tels que “dataset” et “partie de réseau”. Extension de la description des cas d’utilisation.

Aplikacijski programski vmesnik za sistem upravljanja z energijo (EMS-API) - 456. del: Profili stanja sproščenega elektroenergetskega sistema

Ta del standarda IEC 61970 pripada skupini od IEC 61970-450 do IEC 61970-499, ki kot celota na abstraktni ravni določa vsebino in mehanizme izmenjave, ki se uporabljajo za podatke, prenesene med aplikacijami za analizo elektroenergetskega sistema, nadzornimi centri in/ali njihovimi komponentami.
Namen tega dokumenta je natančna definicija podmnožice razredov, atributov razredov in vlog v skupnem informacijskem modelu (CIM), potrebnih za opis rezultata ocenjevanja stanj, pretoka moči in drugih podobnih aplikacijah, ki ustvarijo ustaljeno rešitev napajalnega omrežja na podlagi množice primerov uporabe, ki jih ta standard informativno vključuje.
Ta dokument je namenjen dvema ločenima skupinama (proizvajalcem podatkom in prejemnikom podatkov) in se lahko tolmači z dveh vidikov. S stališča programske opreme za izvažanje modelov, ki jo uporablja proizvajalec podatkov, dokument opisuje, kako lahko proizvajalec opiše omrežni primer, da omogoči njegovo razpoložljivost drugemu programu. S stališča porabnika dokument opisuje, katere zmogljivosti tolmačenja mora vključevati programska oprema za uvažanje, da lahko porablja primere pretoka moči.
Obstajajo številni različni primeri uporabe, pri katerih se pričakuje uporaba tega dokumenta in ki se razlikujejo v načinu uporabe dokumenta. Od izvajalcev se pričakuje odločitev, katere primere uporabe želijo zajeti, da določijo obseg različnih možnosti, ki morajo biti vključene. Ta dokument se na primer uporabi v nekaterih primerih za izmenjavo začetnih pogojev namesto izpolnjenih pogojev. Če je to pomemben primer uporabe, to pomeni, da mora biti porabniška aplikacija zmožna obravnavati tako neizpolnjeno stanje kot tudi stanje, pri katerem so bili izpolnjeni nekateri kriteriji rešitve.

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Publication Date
06-Sep-2018
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
06-Jul-2018
Due Date
10-Sep-2018
Completion Date
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Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) - Part 456: Solved

power system state profiles

Schnittstelle für Anwendungsprogramme für Netzführungssysteme (EMS-API) - Teil 456:

Globale Stabilitätsbeurteilung

Interface de programmation d'application pour système de gestion d'énergie (EMS-API) -

Partie 456: Profils d'état de réseaux électriques résolus
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN IEC 61970-456:2018
ICS:
29.240.30 Krmilna oprema za Control equipment for electric
elektroenergetske sisteme power systems
35.200 Vmesniška in povezovalna Interface and interconnection
oprema equipment
SIST EN IEC 61970-456:2018 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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Energy management system application program interface
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Interface de programmation d'application pour système de Schnittstelle für Anwendungsprogramme für

gestion d'énergie (EMS-API) - Partie 456: Profils d'état de Netzführungssysteme (EMS-API) - Teil 456: Globale

réseaux électriques résolus Stabilitätsbeurteilung
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The text of document 57/1951/FDIS, future edition 2 of IEC 61970-456, prepared by IEC/TC 57

"Power systems management and associated information exchange" was submitted to the

IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and approved by CENELEC as EN IEC 61970-456:2018.
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IEC 61970-1 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61970-1.
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IEC 61790-301 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61790-301.
IEC 61790-501 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61790-501.
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Annex ZA
(normative)
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments)

applies.

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www.cenelec.eu.
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year
IEC 61970-452 2017 Energy management system application EN 61970-452 2017
program interface (EMS-API) - Part 452:
CIM static transmission network model
profiles
IEC 61970-453 2014 Energy Management System Application EN 61970-453 2014
Program Interface (EMS-API) -- Part 453:
Diagram Layout Profile
IEC 61970-552 2016 Energy management system application EN 61970-552 2016
program interface (EMS-API) - Part 552:
CIMXML Model exchange format
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 4

INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................... 6

1 Scope .............................................................................................................................. 7

2 Normative references ...................................................................................................... 7

3 Terms and definitions ...................................................................................................... 7

4 Profile information ........................................................................................................... 8

5 Overview ......................................................................................................................... 8

6 Use cases ..................................................................................................................... 13

6.1 Overview............................................................................................................... 13

6.2 EMS network analysis integration ......................................................................... 15

6.3 Power flow based network analysis ....................................................................... 16

7 Data model with CIMXML examples ............................................................................... 21

7.1 Use of the interfaces ............................................................................................. 21

7.1.1 Overview ....................................................................................................... 21

7.1.2 Network model boundaries ............................................................................ 21

7.1.3 Bus-branch and node-breaker models ........................................................... 24

7.2 Topology (TP) interface ........................................................................................ 27

7.3 State Variables (SV) interface ............................................................................... 29

7.4 Steady State Hypothesis (SSH) interface .............................................................. 31

8 Profiles .......................................................................................................................... 31

8.1 Comments and notes ............................................................................................ 31

8.2 SteadyStateHypothesis profile .............................................................................. 32

8.2.1 General ......................................................................................................... 32

8.2.2 Concrete Classes .......................................................................................... 33

8.2.3 Abstract Classes............................................................................................ 46

8.2.4 Data Types .................................................................................................... 53

8.3 Topology profile .................................................................................................... 55

8.3.1 General ......................................................................................................... 55

8.3.2 Concrete Classes .......................................................................................... 55

8.3.3 Abstract Classes............................................................................................ 57

8.4 StateVariables profile ............................................................................................ 58

8.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 58

8.4.2 Concrete Classes .......................................................................................... 58

8.4.3 Abstract Classes............................................................................................ 64

8.4.4 Data Types .................................................................................................... 65

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 67

Figure 1 – Relations between MAS, profile and dataset .......................................................... 9

Figure 2 – Profile relationships ............................................................................................. 11

Figure 3 – Connectivity model example ................................................................................. 12

Figure 4 – The European power system with regions ............................................................ 14

Figure 5 – Information exchange in power flow and sharing of results ................................... 15

Figure 6 – EMS datasets to an external client ....................................................................... 16

Figure 7 – Node-breaker power flow Integration architecture ................................................ 17

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Figure 8 – Bus-branch power flow Integration architecture .................................................... 17

Figure 9 – Boundary injection model ..................................................................................... 18

Figure 10 – Alternate boundary modelling ............................................................................. 19

Figure 11 – Assembled model alternatives ............................................................................ 20

Figure 12 – Line boundary dataset example .......................................................................... 22

Figure 13 – Substation boundary dataset example ................................................................ 22

Figure 14 – Power Flow on an assembledd model ................................................................ 23

Figure 15 – Power Flow on a regional network part ............................................................... 24

Figure 16 – CIM relation between ConnectivityNode and TopologicalNode ........................... 25

Figure 17 – Bus-branch modeling of bus coupler and line transfer ........................................ 26

Figure 18 – CIM topology model ........................................................................................... 27

Figure 19 – Topology solution interface ................................................................................ 28

Figure 20 – CIM state variable solution model ....................................................................... 29

Figure 21 – State solution interface example ........................................................................ 30

Table 1 – Profiles defined in this document ............................................................................. 8

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International Standard IEC 61970-456 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 57:

Power systems management and associated information exchange.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2013 and Amendment

1:2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. It is based on the IEC 61970 UML CIM16

version 33.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous

edition:

a) The Steady State Hypothesis (SSH) profile has been added in new Subclause 8.2.

b) Clause 5 "Overview" has been extended to better describe the relation between different

profiles and aligned with the current nomenclature used with profiles, e.g. "data set" and

"network part".
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c) The former Clause 6 "Architecture" has been shrunk and merged with Clause 6 "Use

cases".

d) The former Clause 7 "Applying the standard to business problems" has been split and

merged with Clause 6 "Use cases" and Clause 7 "Data model with CIMXML examples".
e) Clause 6 "Use cases" description of the use cases has been extended.

f) The former Clause 8 "Data model with CIMXML examples" has become section 7 "Data

model with CIMXML examples".

g) The CIMXML document examples in Clause 7 "Data model with CIMXML examples" has

been updated to match with IEC 61970-552:2016.
h) Clause 8 "Profiles" describe the actual profile data.

i) Subclause 8.1 "Comments and notes" gives additional information on the use some profile

data.
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management system application program interface (EMS-API), can be found on the IEC

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INTRODUCTION

This document is one of several parts of the IEC 61970 series that defines common

information model (CIM) datasets exchanged between application programs in energy

management systems (EMS).

The IEC 61970-300 series specifies the common information model (CIM). The CIM is an

abstract model that represents the objects in an electric utility enterprise typically needed to

model the operational aspects of a utility.

This document is one of the IEC 61970-400 series of component interface standards that

specify the semantic structure of data exchanged between components (or applications)

and/or made publicly available data by a component. This document describes the payload

that would be carried if applications are communicating via a messaging system, but the

standard does not include the method of exchange, and therefore is applicable to a variety of

exchange implementations. This document assumes and recommends that the exchanged

data is formatted in XML based on the resource description framework (RDF) schema as

specified in IEC 61970-552 CIM XML model exchange standard.
IEC 61970-456 specifies three profiles:

• The Steady State Hypothesis (SSH) profile that describe power flow application input

variables such as voltage set points, switch statuses etc..

• The topology profile that describe a bus-branch model. A topology model may be created

by a network model builder from a node-breaker model and SSH inputs or by a tool where

a user interactively builds a topology model. A topology model is input to power flow

applications.

• State variables solution from a power system case such as is produced by power flow or

state estimation applications.

IEC 61970-456 describes the dynamic value inputs and solutions with reference to a power

system model that conforms to IEC 61970-452 in this series of related standards. The

separation of information into profiles also enables separation of data into documents

corresponding to the profiles. In this way the profiles defined in this document generate small

data documents compared with traditional bus-branch or node-breaker formats that include

the network, the initial conditions and the result.
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1 Scope

This part of IEC 61970 belongs to the IEC 61970-450 to IEC 61970-499 series that, taken as

a whole, define at an abstract level the content and exchange mechanisms used for data

transmitted between power system analyses applications, control centers and/or control

center components.

The purpose of this document is to rigorously define the subset of classes, class attributes,

and roles from the CIM necessary to describe the result of state estimation, power flow and

other similar applications that produce a steady-state solution of a power network, under a set

of use cases which are included informatively in this standard.

This document is intended for two distinct audiences, data producers and data recipients, and

may be read from those two perspectives. From the standpoint of model export software used

by a data producer, the document describes how a producer may describe an instance of a

network case in order to make it available to some other program. From the standpoint of a

consumer, the document describes what that importing software must be able to interpret in

order to consume power flow cases.

There are many different use cases for which use of this document is expected and they differ

in the way that the document will be applied in each case. Implementers are expected to

consider what use cases they wish to cover in order to know the extent of different options

they must cover. As an example, this document will be used in some cases to exchange

starting conditions rather than solved conditions, so if this is an important use case, it means

that a consumer application needs to be able to handle an unsolved state as well as one

which has met some solution criteria.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their

content constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition

cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including

any amendments) applies.

IEC 61970-452:2017, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) –

Part 452: CIM static transmission network model profiles

IEC 61970-453:2014, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) –

Part 453: Diagram layout profile

IEC 61970-552:2016, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) –

Part 552: CIMXML Model exchange format
3 Terms and definitions
No terms and definitions are listed in this document.
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4 Profile information
The profiles defined in this document are based on the UML version CIM16v33.
The profiles are listed in Table 1.
Table 1 – Profiles defined in this document
Name Version URI

SteadyStateHypothesis 1 http://iec.ch/TC57/2013/61970-456/SteadyStateHypothesis/1

(SSH)
Topology (TP) 4 http://iec.ch/TC57/2013/61970-456/Topology/4
StateVariables (SV) 4 http://iec.ch/TC57/2013/61970-456/StateVariables/4
5 Overview

This document describes an interface standard in which XML payloads are used to transfer

initial conditions and results created during typical steady-state network analysis processes

(e.g. state estimation or power flow solutions). Major requirements/objectives driving the

design of this document include:

• Power flow solution algorithms and outputs are virtually the same whether run in

operations or planning contexts. State estimator output shares a common core with power

flow. A single standard is desired so as to minimize software development and enable use

cases that cross between environments.

• While some users of this standard might only be interested in the output state, the more

general situation is that users continue to perform follow-on analyses (e.g. security

analysis, voltage stability) and require both the input on which the solution was based and

the output result.

• Real life analytical processes often involve a series of solutions in which most of the input

data remains the same from one solution to the next, and the standard must support these

processes in a way that does not repeat data unnecessarily.

• Power flow solutions tend to drift if the result from a power flow run is used as input to a

subsequent power flow run. By preserving the initial conditions between power flow runs

the solutions do not drift.

In order to meet these requirements, this document depends on modularizing the potentially

voluminous overall input and output data into subsets that would each be realized as smaller,

XML payloads. An instance of one of these subsets is referred to herein as a ‘dataset’. Data

set payloads are typically compressed to a zip archive.

Two types of partitioning into datasets are utilized. In the first, the data is modularized

according to what kind of data is produced (which generally corresponds with what kind of

application produces the data). CIM ‘profiles’ (subsets of the complete CIM) define the

classes and attributes that make up of each kind of modularization. The second type of

partitioning is by network parts, which divides data into sets of instances according to which

utility or entity in an interconnection is responsible for the data. The party responsible for data

is called the Model Authority of the data and the network parts are defined by Model Authority

Sets (MAS). This partitioning occurs at the instance level and produces multiple datasets

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governed by a profile and network part. Datasets from different MAS combine to form the

complete set of data for that profile, Figure 1 illustrates this.
MAS BE
(Belgium)
MAS NL
(Netherlands)
MAS
BE-NL
Boundary
Profiles
SSH TP SV
A dataset or xml payload
IECI
Figure 1 – Relations between MAS, profile and dataset
Different IEC 61970 profiles are listed along the horizontal axis:
• EQ for equipment as described in IEC 61970-452.
• SSH for power flow initial data as described in this
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