D15A


Message D15A/UTILMD

Utilities master data message

The Utilities master data message is sent between responsible parties in a utilities infrastructure for the purpose of exchanging characteristics of objects and services. In addition the Utilities master data message may be used to request information. A party in a utilities infrastructure can for example be a net owner, a supplier, a balance responsible or a transmission system operator.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Utilities master data message is UTILMD. Note: Utilities master data messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 UTILMD 0052 D 0054 15A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment by which the sender uniquely identifies the Utilities master data message by means of its name and number and its function.

DTM

M(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying general dates related to the whole message and the time zone used in the message. The segment must be specified at least once to specify the message date as allocated by the sender.

MKS

C(9) : Market/sales channel information

A segment to specify to which market the object relates.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

A segment to identify the transport service such as express or normal when the message is used to provide transport routing information for multiple transport products. This information may determine which transport route might be used to carry goods from one shipper to one location.

SG1 C(9) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments giving references and, where necessary, their dates relating to the whole message.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying a reference by its type and number, such as references to an earlier sent messages or a contract number.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the referenced information.

SG2 C(99) : NAD-RFF-FII-ATT-SG3

A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information relevant to the whole message, such as the sender and the receiver of the message.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment for specifying the identification and/or the name and the address of the party, in coded or clear form, and the function relevant to the message. It is recommended that, if possible, only the coded form of the party ID should be specified.

RFF

C(1) : Reference

A segment for inclusion of any references related to the current party, such as fiscal number or government reference number.

FII

C(1) : Financial institution information

A segment to identify an account and a related financial institution connected to the current party.

ATT

C(9) : Attribute

A segment used to identify attributes of the relevant party, such as additional functions of the sender or receiver.

SG3 C(9) : CTA-COM

A group of segments giving contact details of a specific person and/or department within the party identified.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person and/or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication type and number for the contact specified.

SG4 C(99999) : IDE-LIN-PIA-IMD-DTM-PRC-STS-TAX-PTY-FTX-AGR-INP-TSR-SG5-SG6-SG7-SG8-SG11-SG12

A group of segments providing details and characteristics of an object, such as a metering point.

IDE

M(1) : Identity

A segment starting a new set of master data for an object, and identifying the type of object, such as a metering point.

LIN

C(1) : Line item

A segment providing identification of the quantity in the lower- level object specified, such as a product code.

PIA

C(9) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional identification to the object specified.

IMD

C(9) : Item description

A segment for describing the object being reported. The segment may be used for specification of the use of the object (e.g. the type of consumption or production in the object).

DTM

C(99) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify dates associated with the object.

PRC

C(9) : Process identification

A segment to specify to which business activity phase the object relates.

STS

C(9) : Status

A segment giving a status for the object, such as active or closed.

TAX

C(9) : Duty/tax/fee details

A segment to specify relevant duty/tax/fee information, such as value added tax percentage.

PTY

C(9) : Priority

A segment for communication of priority information, such as if an installation is disconnectable or not.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.

AGR

C(9) : Agreement identification

A segment for specifying agreement details connected to the object, such as the type of contract.

INP

C(9) : Parties and instruction

A segment to specify parties to an instruction, the instruction, or both, such as instruction to read a meter.

TSR

C(9) : Transport service requirements

A segment to identify the transport service such as express or normal when the message is used to provide transport routing information. This information may determine which transport route might be used to carry goods from one shipper to one location.

SG5 C(999999) : LOC-HYN

A group of segments identifying locations connected to the object, such as a metered grid area or a metering point and its position in a hierarchy.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify locations connected to the object, such as a metered grid area or a metering point.

HYN

C(9) : Hierarchy information

A segment to identify hierarchical connections from a given location to a higher or lower leveled location, such as the connections between an aggregated metering point to the lover level metering points.

SG6 C(99) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for specifying any references and associated dates valid for the object.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying any references related to the object, such as a transaction reference number or a reference to a time series.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify any dates associated with the current reference.

SG7 C(99) : CCI-CAV

A group of segments providing characteristics and characteristic details connected to the object.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify characteristic and/or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the object, such as method for balance settlement or measurement method, number of digits of a meter etc.

CAV

C(99) : Characteristic value

A segment to specify the value of the characteristic previously defined in either coded form or in free format.

SG8 C(99999) : SEQ-RFF-PIA-SG9-SG10

A group of segments to specify quantities, characteristics and references of lower-level objects related to the current object, such as meters and/or registers of a meter.

SEQ

M(1) : Sequence details

A segment to provide a sequence number of the lower-level objects, such as the register number within a meter.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment identifying any references related to the lower- level object, such as a register number or a reference to a contract.

PIA

C(9) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional product identification connected to the lower-level object, such as a register of a meter.

SG9 C(99) : QTY-DTM-STS-LIN

group of segments providing quantities connected to the lower-level object.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying the quantity details, such as estimated annual consumption or production.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify dates or periods related to the previously specified quantity information.

STS

C(9) : Status

A segment giving the status for the quantity, such as metered, estimated or corrected.

LIN

C(9) : Line item

A segment providing identification of the quantity in the lower-level object specified, such as a product code.

SG10 C(99) : CCI-CAV

A group of segments providing characteristics and characteristic details connected to the lower-level object.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify a characteristic and/or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the lower-level object, such as number of digits of a meter etc.

CAV

C(99) : Characteristic value

A segment to specify the value of the characteristic previously defined in either coded form or in free format.

SG11 C(99) : MOA-RFF-DTM

A group of segments for specifying monetary amounts related to the object and connected references and dates, such as grid access fee.

MOA

M(1) : Monetary amount

A segment for specifying monetary amounts related to the object.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment for identifying a reference to the amount.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time related to the referenced information.

SG12 C(99) : NAD-RFF-DTM-FII-LAN-SG13

A group of segments identifying parties related to the object or service, with associated information, such as end user, installation, invoicee, etc.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment for specifying the identification and/or the name and address of the party, in coded or clear form, and the functions relevant to the object or service. It is recommended that, if possible, only the coded form of the party identification should be specified.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment for inclusion of any references related to the current party, such as fiscal number or government reference number.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date and/or the time related to the referenced information, such as the date of birth for the end user.

FII

C(1) : Financial institution information

A segment to identify an account and a related financial institution connected to the current party.

LAN

C(9) : Language

A segment to indicate the langauges for the specified party.

SG13 C(9) : CTA-COM

A group of segments giving contact details of a specific person and/or department within the party identified.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person and/or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication type and number for the contact specified.

CNT

C(9) : Control total

A segment by which control totals may be sent by the sender for checking by the receiver.

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
DTM, Date/time/period                         M        9
MKS, Market/sales channel information         C        9
FTX, Free text                                C        9
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        1        |
FII, Financial institution information        C        1        |
ATT, Attribute                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C    99999 -------+
IDE, Identity                                 M        1        |
LIN, Line item                                C        1        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C        9        |
IMD, Item description                         C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       99        |
PRC, Process identification                   C        9        |
STS, Status                                   C        9        |
TAX, Duty/tax/fee details                     C        9        |
PTY, Priority                                 C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
AGR, Agreement identification                 C        9        |
INP, Parties and instruction                  C        9        |
TSR, Transport service requirements           C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C   999999 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
HYN, Hierarchy information                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C       99 ------+|
RFF, Reference                                M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       99 ------+|
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1       ||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       99       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C    99999 ------+|
SEQ, Sequence details                         M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
PIA, Additional product id                    C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C       99 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
STS, Status                                   C        9      |||
LIN, Line item                                C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C       99 -----+||
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1      |||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       99      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
MOA, Monetary amount                          M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C       99 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
FII, Financial institution information        C        1       ||
LAN, Language                                 C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        9 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++
CNT, Control total                            C        9
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1