BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.3

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Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Interval Duration

Length of interval reading

Dependent on Qualifier
Interval End Date

The end date that marks the ending of the time interval for a value. Format for the date can be found in Metadata's "Date Format"

n/a
Interval End Time

The end time that marks the beginning of a time interval

N/A
Interval Frequency

Indicates frequency of data that's available for a given variable. Data that's available can range from 10 minute interval to annual. This interval frequency can be applied to resource or other time series data like weather

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Interval Measure

Type of data recorded by the meter

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Interval Start Date

The start date that marks the beginning of the time interval for a value. Format for the date can be found in Metadata's "Date Format"

n/a
Interval Start Time

The start time that marks the beginning of a time interval

N/A
Metering Configuration

The structure of how the various meters are arranged

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Minimum Power Factor Without Penalty

Minimum power factor that needs to be maintained without any penalties

Percent
Normalization

Normalization criteria to shift or scaled the measurement, where the intention is that these normalized values allow the comparison of corresponding normalized values for different datasets.

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Percent Improvement

Percent improvement over a baseline. This will enable comparison of actual energy use against target and progress tracking.

Percent
Percent of Total

The percentage this value makes up of the total.

Percent
Phase

Phase information associated with Readings

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Power Metric

Measurement of power.

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Power Metric Value

Value of the measurement of associated power metric

Dependent on Qualifier
Rate Charge Value

Charge rate value, in $ per unit.

$/unit
Rate Designation

Energy or demand designation to determine the rate.

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Rate Structure

Rates that determine how charges are levied by the utility

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Rate Structure ID

The name or title of the rate structure

N/A
Rate Structure Name

The name or title of TOU period

N/A
Rate Structure Reference

Reference or hyperlink for the rate schedule, tariff book

N/A
Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) Retained

Percentage of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) that were kept compared to the total quantity of RECs that is associated with the total amount of renewable energy that was generated.

Percent
Resource

Type of energy resource fuel. This can be applied at the premises or individual system or equipment level.

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Resource Boundary

The boundary that encompases the measured resource.

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Resource Cost

The cost of a resource over a selected time period.

$

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