[Tagging] Power generation refinement: power plant model evolution

François Lacombe francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu
Sun Apr 7 16:06:18 UTC 2013

Hi Martin,

It would do the trick in common situations.
Nevertheless what if the same generator is intermediate in a power plant A
and output in a power plant B?

It's not going to happen often but I'm sure it will...


2013/4/7 Martin Koppenhöfer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> Am 07/apr/2013 um 16:34 schrieb François Lacombe <
> francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu>:
> > Even if the spatial DB allows us to compute closed ways to get what is
> inside, we don't have any distinguishing element associated to all that
> stuff.
> > Mainly, dealing with intermediate and output generators requires to know
> what role is associated to each generator.
> > Since all generators are tagged with power=generator, I don't see
> anywhere else than in the role of a relation member to write down this
> piece of information.
> > Using power=generator for all generators is mandatory because generators
> can be found outside a power plant (for domestic devices for instance) and
> having many power=* values would force us to define source/method/types for
> each.
> we could use additional tags to distinguish between different functions of
> generators, Sth. Like generator_role=intermediate/output etc.
> Cheers,
> Martin
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