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Data structuringEdit

The following sections define Wikidata structuring methods for power stations. The content has been derived from Template:Infobox power station at the English Wikipedia.

General informationEdit

Information Structure
Site area area (P2046) with qualifier applies to part (P518) as power station (Q159719)
Site elevation elevation above sea level (P2044)
Number of chimneys has part (P527) as chimney (Q170477) with qualifier quantity (P1114)
Number of cooling towers has part (P527) as cooling tower (Q193886) with qualifier quantity (P1114)
Source of cooling  • coolant (P588) as air (Q7391292) or another subject, or
 • has part (P527) at water resource (Q1049799), with qualifier origin of the watercourse (P885) as the waterbody.
Feed-in tariff feed-in tariff (P6826) with qualifier criterion used (P1013) as kilowatt hour (Q182098) or megawatt hour (Q14787261)
Owner owned by (P127)
Operator operator (P137)
Annual revenue total revenue (P2139) with qualifier point in time (P585)
Combined cycle? instance of (P31) as combined cycle power station (Q900729)
Cogeneration? instance of (P31) as cogeneration power station (Q61867910)
Thermal power input heat capacity (P2056)
Currently operational units For each unit, set powered by (P516) as the model of the generation unit (or unknown value), with the following qualifiers:
 • installed capacity (P2109) (if different from unit's standard capacity)
 • Set inception (P571) for date construction began (or unknown value)
 • Set service entry (P729) for date unit commissioned (or unknown value)
 • Do not set service retirement (P730) for date unit decommissioned. Use qualifier quantity (P1114) to multiply the entry for large sets of identical units (i.e. in wind farms).
Operational unit model Enter the unit model in powered by (P516); manufacturer (P176) must be set in the generation unit model's Wikidata item.
Planned units For each unit, set powered by (P516) as the model of the generation unit (or unknown value), with the following qualifiers:
 • installed capacity (P2109) (if different from unit's standard capacity)
 • Do not set inception (P571) for date construction began
 • Do not set service entry (P729) for date unit commissioned
 • Do not set service retirement (P730) for date unit decommissioned.
Cancelled units For each unit, set powered by (P516) as the model of the generation unit (or unknown value), with the following qualifiers:
 • installed capacity (P2109) (if different from unit's standard capacity)
 • Set state of use (P5817) as cancelled (Q30108381)
Units under construction For each unit, set powered by (P516) as the model of the generation unit (or unknown value), with the following qualifiers:
 • installed capacity (P2109) (if different from unit's standard capacity)
 • Set inception (P571) for date construction began (or unknown value)
 • Do not set service entry (P729) for date unit commissioned
 • Do not set service retirement (P730) for date unit decommissioned.
Decommissioned units For each unit, set powered by (P516) as the model of the generation unit (or unknown value), with the following qualifiers:
 • installed capacity (P2109) (if different from unit's standard capacity)
 • Set inception (P571) for date construction began (or unknown value)
 • Set service entry (P729) for date unit commissioned (or unknown value)
 • Set service retirement (P730) for date unit decommissioned (or unknown value)
Installed capacity installed capacity (P2109) with qualifier determination method (P459) as nameplate capacity (Q200974)
Capacity factor capacity factor (P6639)
Annual generation annual energy output (P4131) with optional qualifier point in time (P585)
Storage capacity energy storage capacity (P4140)

Geothermal power stationsEdit

Parameter Structure
Type of geothermal power station instance of (P31):
 • flash steam power station (Q41722964), or
 • dry steam power station (Q41722780), or
 • binary cycle power station (Q4086827)
Minimum temperature requirement of geothermal source operating temperature (P5066) with qualifier applies to part (P518) as water resource (Q1049799)
Number of geothermal wells has part (P527) as geothermal well (Q61846297) with qualifier as quantity (P1114)
Maximum well depth has part (P527) as geothermal well (Q61846297) with qualifier as vertical depth (P4511)
Hot water production product or material produced (P1056) as warm water (Q1419245), and qualifier as production rate (P2197)

Integrated water and power plantEdit

Information Structure
IWPP? instance of (P31) as integrated water and power plant (Q64447720)
IWPP's water purification method product or material produced (P1056) as water (Q283), with qualifier
fabrication method (P2079) as distillation (Q101017) and/or Reverse osmosis (Q272175)
IWPP's maximum water output product or material produced (P1056) as water (Q283), with qualifier production rate (P2197)
IWPP's feed-in tariff for water output fee (P2555), with qualifiers criterion used (P1013) as water purification (Q1463025) and
relative to (P2210) as cubic metre (Q25517)

Nuclear power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Classification instance of (P31) should be nuclear power station (Q134447)
Number of nuclear reactors has part (P527) as one of the below, with qualifier as quantity (P1114)
Type of reactors has part (P527) as one of the following:
 • pressurized water reactor (Q377968)
 • boiling water reactor (Q468846)
 • pressurized heavy-water reactor (Q558152)
 • CANDU reactor (Q558181)
 • RBMK (Q319449)
 • gas-cooled reactor (Q3100709)
 • very-high temperature reactor (Q1204277)
 • advanced gas-cooled reactor (Q379573)
 • gas-cooled fast reactor (Q557804)
 • breeder reactor (Q552334)
 • sodium-cooled fast reactor (Q1058741)
 • lead-cooled fast reactor (Q2058283)
 • pebble bed reactor (Q1622414)
 • molten salt reactor (Q373950)
 • aqueous homogeneous reactor (Q4391458)
 • advanced heavy water reactor (Q432432)
 • water-water energetic reactor (Q35957)
Reactor supplier(s) Qualifier manufacturer (P176) on the type of reactor under has part (P527) (see above)

Solar power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Solar technology instance of (P31):
 • photovoltaic power station (Q1003207), or
 • concentrated photovoltaic power station (Q61950883), or
 • concentrated solar power station (Q285927)
CSP technology (if applicable) has part (P527) as one or more of the following:
 • parabolic trough (Q2051219), or
 • solar power tower (Q13847726), or
 • compact linear Fresnel reflector (Q5155312), or
 • parabolic solar reflector (Q61954404)
Number of heliostats or collectors has part (P527) as one of the following, with qualifier quantity (P1114):
 • parabolic trough (Q2051219)
 • heliostat (Q1347279)
 • compact linear Fresnel reflector (Q5155312)
 • parabolic solar reflector (Q61954404)
Total combined surface area area (P2046) with qualifier applies to part (P518) as surface area (Q1379273)
Site solar resource solar irradiance (P6876)
Type of solar tracker has part (P527) as one or more of the following:
 • single-axis solar tracker (Q63199411)
 • dual-axis solar tracker (Q63199420)

Thermal power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Thermal power station types instance of (P31) as one or more of the following:
Primary fuel source source of energy (P618) with qualifier series ordinal (P1545) as 1.
Secondary fuel source source of energy (P618) with qualifier series ordinal (P1545) as 2.
Tertiary fuel source source of energy (P618) with qualifier series ordinal (P1545) as 3.
Turbine technology has parts of the class (P2670) as one or both:
 • gas turbine (Q193470)
 • steam turbine (Q189859)

Tidal power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Classification instance of (P31) should be tidal power station (Q50694621)
The tidal technology in use has part (P527) as tidal barrage (Q7800783) or tidal stream generator (Q3250943)
Type of tidal stream generator has part (P527) as one of the following:
 • horizontal axis tidal turbine (Q63363573)
 • vertical axis tidal turbine (Q63363632)
 • hydrofoil tidal generator (Q63363679)
 • Archimedes screw tidal generator (Q63363745)
 • tidal kite (Q63363781)
Height of tidal barrage has part (P527) as tidal barrage (Q7800783) with qualifier height (P2048)
Length of tidal barrage has part (P527) as tidal barrage (Q7800783) with qualifier length (P2043)
Width of tidal barrage has part (P527) as tidal barrage (Q7800783) with qualifier width (P2049)
Waterbody crosses (P177)
Speed of water flow crosses (P177) as the waterbody, with qualifier speed (P2052)
Volume of water flow crosses (P177) as the waterbody, with qualifier discharge (P2225)
Tidal range at site hydraulic head (P4441)

Wave power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Classification instance of (P31) should be wave power station (Q3068975)
Wave power technology has part (P527) as one of the following:
 • attenuator (Q63367036)
 • point absorber (Q63367054)
 • oscillating wave surge converter (Q63367137)
 • oscillating water column (Q3683519)
 • overtopping device (Q63367204)
 • submerged pressure differential device (Q63367211)
 • bulge wave device (Q63367217)
 • rotating mass wave device (Q63367226)
Waterbody located in or next to body of water (P206)
Depth of waterbody located in or next to body of water (P206) with qualifier vertical depth (P4511)
Shortest distance from shore located in or next to body of water (P206) with qualifier longest span (P2787)

Wind power stationsEdit

Information Structure
Type of wind farm instance of (P31) as one of the following:
 • onshore wind farm (Q50687555)
 • offshore wind farm (Q1357601)
Wind farm site usage use (P366) as one of the following:
 • agriculture (Q11451)
 • cattle breeding (Q2153464)
 • wilderness (Q911871)
Water depth of offshore wind farm vertical depth (P4511) with qualifier applies to part (P518) as offshore wind farm (Q1357601)
Shortest distance from shore of offshore wind farm length (P2043) with qualifier applies to part (P518) as offshore wind farm (Q1357601)

See alsoEdit