Load specific parameters.
|ID||Every flexible load needs a unique identification number|
|Status||Indicates whether the load is switched on or off|
|Power||Nominal power of the load in watts|
|Priority||Defines at which grid status the load may be switched off (see Tab. 1)|
|Operating Schedule||Time period or times when the load is usually switched on certain days|
|Restrictions||Times when the load has to be switched off (e.g., noisy loads at night)|
|Cycle Time||Time for one using cycle of the load (e.g., 120 minutes for a washing machine)|
|Energy per Cycle||Energy needed to complete a cycle defined in “cycle time”|
|Maximum Off-Time||Longest period of time a load can be switched off (e.g., freezer or refrigerator)|
|Minimum Off-Time||Switch-off time threshold below which a shutdown is energetically inefficient|
|Switching Option||Describes how the load can be switched (e.g., binary, either on or off, step by step or continuously, if the power of the load can be continuously increased)|
|Switching Range||Power range a load can be operated in (minimum and maximum power of a load)|
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