D15A


Message D15A/UTILTS

Utilities time series message

The Utilities time series message is sent between responsible parties in a utilities infrastructure for the purpose of reporting time series and connected technical and/or administrative information.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

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

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment by which the sender uniquely identifies the Utilities time series message by means of its name and number and when necessary its function.

DTM

M(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole 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 and/or through which sales distribution channel and/or for which end-use the time series relates.

PRC

C(9) : Process identification

A segment used to identify the type of process that the message is covering or the process that was used in its creation. For example, day ahead schedule or settlement.

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.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying general dates, and when relevant, time related tot the whole message. The segment must be specified at least once to specify the message date as allocated by the sender.

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

A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information relevant to the whole message.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions 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, e.g. fiscal number, government reference number, etc.

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(99) : CUX-DTM-STS

A group of segments specifying the currencies, related dates/periods and status for the rate of exchange valid for the whole message.

CUX

M(1) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currencies specified in the message, such as the currency in which the prices are expressed. A rate of exchange may be given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date/time/period related to the rate of exchange.

STS

C(9) : Status

A segment giving a status for the range of exchange, such as if the exchange rate is preliminary or accurate.

SG5 C(99999) : IDE-LOC-NAD-ALI-LIN-PIA-IMD-DTM-PRC-STS-AGR-MEA-FTX-SG6-SG7-SG8

A group of segments providing details of the time series and connected technical and/or administrative information. In addition to the time series itself, this includes identification of the time series, associated dates, references, characteristics, etc.

IDE

M(1) : Identity

A segment identifying a time series, the type of object and the product or service being reported in the time series (e.g. electrical energy, electrical power, water, gas).

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify location(s) related to the time series.

NAD

C(9) : Name and address

A segment to identify a premise or a party related to the time series.

ALI

C(9) : Additional information

A segment indicating that special condition due to the origin, customs preference, fiscal or commercial factors are applicable.

LIN

C(9) : Line item

A segment used to identify the time series by its product identification.

PIA

C(9) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional identification to the product or service specified.

IMD

C(9) : Item description

A segment to describe the product or service being reported. The segment may be used for specification of the use of the product (e.g. if the product is consumed, produced etc.).

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify dates associated with the time series.

PRC

C(9) : Process identification

A segment to specify to which business activity phase the time series relates.

STS

C(9) : Status

A segment giving the status for the time series being reported, such as metered, estimated or corrected.

AGR

C(9) : Agreement identification

A segment for specifying agreement details connected to the time series, such as a contract type.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment for specifying physical measurements or measurement unit connected to the time series.

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.

SG6 C(99999) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments for specifying any references and associated dates valid for the current time series.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying any references related to the current 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 current time series.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify characteristic and/or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the time series.

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-DTM-RFF-MOA-PCD-GPO-SG9-SG10-SG11

A group of segments providing details of the observations in a time series.

SEQ

M(1) : Sequence details

A segment to identify the sequence of the observations in a time series.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date or a period related to observations in a time series.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to specify references connected to the observations.

MOA

C(9) : Monetary amount

A segment providing observations of monetary amounts in a time series.

PCD

C(9) : Percentage details

A segment providing observations of percentages in a time series.

GPO

C(9) : Geographical position

A segment used to identify the geographical position of the relevant object.

SG9 C(99) : CCI-CAV

A group of segments providing characteristics and characteristic details connected to the observations, such as the number of digits and the constant of a meter or a register.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify characteristic and/or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the observations.

CAV

C(99) : Characteristic value

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

SG10 C(9) : PRI-CUX

A group of segments providing observations of prices with related currency, in a time series.

PRI

M(1) : Price details

A segment identifying the price details.

CUX

C(9) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currency applicable for the price. A rate of exchange may be given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.

SG11 C(99999) : QTY-DTM-STS-SG12-SG13

A group of segments providing observation of quantities with related characteristics and statuses, in a time series.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment identifying the quantity details in a time series.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date or a period related to the previous quantity.

STS

C(9) : Status

A segment giving the status for the quantity, e.g. metered, estimated or corrected.

SG12 C(99) : CCI-CAV

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

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment to identify characteristic and/or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the quantity.

CAV

C(99) : Characteristic value

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

SG13 C(9) : PRI-CUX

A group of segments providing one or more prices connected to the previous quantity with related currency.

PRI

M(1) : Price details

A segment identifying the price details.

CUX

C(9) : Currencies

A segment identifying the currency applicable for the price. A rate of exchange may be given to convert a reference currency into a target currency.

CNT

C(9) : Control total

A segment to provide message control totals.

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
PRC, Process identification                   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        |
ATT, Attribute                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
CUX, Currencies                               M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
STS, Status                                   C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C    99999 -------+
IDE, Identity                                 M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
NAD, Name and address                         C        9        |
ALI, Additional information                   C        9        |
LIN, Line item                                C        9        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C        9        |
IMD, Item description                         C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
PRC, Process identification                   C        9        |
STS, Status                                   C        9        |
AGR, Agreement identification                 C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C    99999 ------+|
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       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
MOA, Monetary amount                          C        9       ||
PCD, Percentage details                       C        9       ||
GPO, Geographical position                    C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C       99 -----+||
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1      |||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       99      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C        9 -----+||
PRI, Price details                            M        1      |||
CUX, Currencies                               C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C    99999 -----+||
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
STS, Status                                   C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C       99 ----+|||
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1     ||||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       99     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------+|||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C        9 ----+|||
PRI, Price details                            M        1     ||||
CUX, Currencies                               C        9     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++++
CNT, Control total                            C        9
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1