Data Format

Download the Challenge 3 Data Format document dated July 13, 2022.

Challenge 3 input data consists of a single JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) file.

JSON is also used for the solution file that must be written by the solver and is used to score the results.

Division 1: Real-Time Market with 8-hour look ahead -- 8 0.25-hour periods, 8 0.5-hour periods, 2 1-hour periods

Division 2: Day-Ahead Market with 48-hour look ahead -- 48 1-hour periods

Division 3: Week-Ahead Advisory with 7-day (168-hour) look ahead -- 42 4-hour periods.

All time periods are given in hours.