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EDC Serial Number EDC0000001
Title UK Domestic Appliance Level Electricity (UK-DALE) - Disaggregated appliance/aggregated house power
Data Location
EDC Stored Dataset
Description Appliance-by-appliance and whole-home power demand for 5 UK homes recorded approximately once every 6s. For 3 of the homes, whole-home data was also recorded at 1s and 16kHz
Data is stored in individual directories for each house. Each appliance has a separate time series file channel_nn.dat and most have a channel_nn_button_press.dat file indicating switching events (see Other Information).
DOI 10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000001
Sector Commercial
Coverage England
Start: 09/11/2012
End: 05/01/2015
Usage Rights for this Data Open Access
This data may be freely used for any purpose
Data Type Time Series
Parameter Names Detailed metadata (using the NILM Metadata Schema) relating to the houses and their meters is available at
Units 25 x Appliance
Number of Records >10,000
IEA Category Residential and commercial
Creator of the Data Jack Kelly, Imperial College
Data made available by Jack Kelly, Imperial College
Format text/csv
Language English
Project Domestic Energy Use
Related Datasets See all related datasets
Other Information See Kelly, J. and Knottenbelt, W. The UK-DALE dataset, domestic appliance-level electricity demand and whole-house demand from five UK homes. Sci. Data 2:150007 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2015.7 (2015). arXiv:1404.0284 (2015)
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