REFIT: Electrical Load Measurements

Dataset

Description

The REFIT Electrical Load Measurements dataset includes raw electrical consumption data in Watts for 20 households at aggregate and appliance level, timestamped and sampled at 8 second intervals. This dataset is intended to be used for research into energy conservation and advanced energy services, ranging from non-intrusive appliance load monitoring, demand response measures, tailored energy and retrofit advice, appliance usage analysis, consumption and time-use statistics and smart home/building automation. Please refer to the linked paper below for more details.

When using this dataset please cite the following paper in Scientific Data, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.122

This work has been carried out as part of the REFIT project (`Personalised Retrofit Decision Support Tools for UK Homes using Smart Home Technology', Grant Reference EP/K002368/1/1). REFIT is a consortium of three universities - Loughborough, Strathclyde and East Anglia - and ten industry stakeholders funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under the Transforming Energy Demand in Buildings through Digital Innovation (BuildTEDDI) funding programme.

A cleaned data version of this dataset (deposited 16/06/2016) is also available from the Data Sets link below.
Date made available2015
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Temporal coverageOct 2013 - Jun 2015
Date of data production18 Sep 2015
Geographical coverageUnited Kingdom, Loughborough
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