It is assumed that basic concepts of OPC UA information modelling and PROFIenergy [PE CAP] are known to understand this document. This document will use these concepts to describe the PE Energy Management Information Model. For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in [OPC 10000-1], [OPC 10000-3], [OPC 10000-4], [OPC 10000-5], [OPC 10000-7], and [OPC 10000-100] as well as the following apply.

Note that OPC UA terms and terms defined in this document are italicized.