Training course: CIM

Increase your understanding of the Common Information Model

This course will provide you with an understanding of how the Common Information Model (CIM) supports digitalization to reduce cost in operations, planning and asset management and give you an overview of the standards that define CIM and its fundamental processes.

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DNV Energy Advisory offers various levels of CIM Training to help you understand and apply the CIM for different purposes within your organization and aid you in the digital transition. You will learn how to build your use cases and apply the relevant elements of the standard that are important for operating your grid safely and efficiently.

Grid Digitalization can be seen as enhancing and augmenting the conventional electricity grid data with the integration of information and communication technologies using operational technologies such as SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), EMS (Energy Management System), DMS (Distribution Management System), GIS (Geographical Information System), AMR (Automated Meter Reading) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning).

Data management will increasingly become customer- centric and needs to address challenges such as dynamically maintaining grid operations in near real-time. A key prerequisite for meeting these goals is to understand the relationship between ‘high-level’ business processes and ‘low-level’ resource metrics. However, mapping business processes onto metrics that are retrieved from managed databases is an upcoming need for digital grid operations.

The central characteristic that makes the Common Information Model (CIM) special is its methodology, which is defined by the International Electric Committee (IEC) in the standards IEC 61970, IEC 61968 and IEC 62325. Creating a single source of truth for the network model planning and operation allows for collaboration, modelling and streamlining of dataflows. It also makes it easy to apply business intelligence to capture more insights in the terms of asset management, cost-benefit analysis and system life cycle processes.

Some of the most prominent ways in which CIM is digitalizing the grid from design to completion are: 
■ CIM delivers visibility, collaboration and workflow efficiency
■ CIM enables clients to pre- and post analyse the business processes
■ CIM supports simulation and visualization in the fourth dimension
■ CIM supports the integration of IT and OT environments This course will provide you with an understanding of how CIM supports digitalization to reduce cost in operations, planning and asset management and give you an overview of the standards that define CIM and its fundamental processes.

Your benefits

■ Explain why and how CIM is a key driver of improvement in grid operations, planning and asset management

■ Explain how the existing CIM standards, packages, classes and attributes fit together

■  Explain how CIM roadmapping and activities fit into broader issues of data security, quality and assurance

■ Describe the use of “the Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES)” in network management

■ Describe the use of electricity market profiles in market information exchange

■ Provide an insight on real-life challenges in implementing CIM

Other services

We also provides CIM consultancy services such as:

■ CIM assessment from “as-is” towards “to-be” scenario
■ Prepare business case & benefits of structured data exchanges & the role of CIM
■ Assist in creating the relevant and applicable use cases
■ Create your CIM Roadmap & CIM project plans
■ Run & support your CIM projects
■ Perform QA & CIM testing
■ Help manage overall CIM program with all stakeholders:


For whom?

■ An organization that has already decided it needs to implement CIM for network model management or wishes to know more about what CIM would mean for them;

■ Anyone implementing CIM into their organization, their own work practices, or helping their clients;

■ Managers, data owners, data architects and interface developers of power utilities (TSOs and DSOs) who need up-to-date knowledge of CIM.

Course topics

The following topics will be addressed:

TRAINING ON THE CIM FUNDAMENTALS

  • CIM Introduction
  • UML & Enterprise Architecture Basics
  • CIM IEC 61968, IEC 61970 and IEC 62325
  • CIM Roadmap
  • Importance of Conformance Testing
  • NextGen Operations

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE WORKSHOP FOR CIM

  • CIM and Data Analytics
  • CIM and Asset Management
  • CIM and Distribution Management System
  • CIM and Customer Operations
  • CIM and Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Data Management, Data Quality, a CIM prerequisite
  • EU Energy Market
  • DNO-DSO transition
  • Harmonisation with other standards (IEC 61850, COSEM)
  • Developing CIM Roadmap and Requirements

Practical information

For the following items, please refer to the registration form:

  • Course dates
  • Venue details
  • Registration fee
  • Payment and cancellation conditions
The training and all course materials will be in English. To encourage active participation, the number of participants is limited to 20. Click here for more information and to register for the upcoming course.
  

In-company and customized training courses

On request, DNV can also provide customized and in-company training courses in English. Content, location and duration of the course can be adapted to your specific needs. Additional elective workshops are further extension to this standard CIM training on fundamentals. In one day we can cover a maximum of 2-4 electives. If the customer would like to join all the elective workshops, we can offer another full three-day training (i.e., 8 hours per day in classroom or virtual arrangements accordingly). If the customer demands training for one elective only, we can arrange an extra four-hour of training and brainstorm session. Please contact us for more specific information on the elective workshops.

  

For more information please contact us

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