Representation of an electrical node, with no further distinction into bus bar, auxiliary node or others.

Attributes, Units and Remarks

Attribute Unit Remarks
id Human readable identifier
operationTime Timely restriction of operation
vTarget p.u. Target voltage magnitude to be used by voltage regulation entities
Boolean indicator, if this nodes serves as a slack node in power
flow calculation
geoPosition Geographical location
voltLvl Information of the voltage level (id and nominal voltage)
subnet Sub grid number


System participants, that need to have geographical locations, inherit the position from the node. If the overall location does not play a big role, you are able to use the default location with NodeInput#DEFAULT_GEO_POSITION being located on TU Dortmund university’s campus (See on OpenStreetMaps).