BS EN IEC 62325-503:2018 Framework for energy market communications. Market data exchanges guidelines for the IEC 62325-351 profile

BS EN IEC 62325-503:2018

Framework for energy market communications. Market data exchanges guidelines for the IEC 62325-351 profile

Status : Current   Published : November 2018



What is this standard about?

This part of IEC 62325 is for European electricity markets.

This document specifies a standard for a communication platform which every Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Europe can use to exchange reliably and securely documents for the energy market. Consequently a European market participant (TSO, regional supervision centre, distribution utility, power exchange, etc.) could benefit from a single, common, harmonised and secure platform for message exchange with other participants; thus, reducing the cost of building different information technology (IT) platforms to interface with all the parties involved. “

MADES” (MArket Data Exchange Standard) is the acronym to designate this standard.

MADES is a specification for a decentralised common communication platform based on international IT standards:

• From an application program perspective, MADES specifies the software interfaces to exchange electronic documents with peer applications. Such interfaces mainly provide means to send and receive documents using a so-called “MADES communication system” (or "MADES system" or simply "system"). The sender can request about the status of the delivery of a document and the recipient issues a message back, the acknowledgement, when receiving the document. This makes a MADES system usable for exchanging documents in business processes requiring a reliable delivery.

• MADES also specifies services hidden to the applications such as recipient localisation, recipient connection status, message routing and security. Services include directory, authentication, signing, encryption, message tracking, message logging and message temporary storage.

The purpose of MADES is to create a secured message exchange standard based on standard communication protocols and utilising IT best practices for exchanging data over any TCP/IP communication network, in order to facilitate business-to-business (B2B) information exchanges as described in IEC 62325-351 and the IEC 62325-451 series.

A MADES system acts as a post-office organisation: the transported object is a “message” in which the document of the sender is securely packaged in an envelope containing metadata, which is necessary information for transportation, tracking and delivery.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 62325-503:2018
TitleFramework for energy market communications. Market data exchanges guidelines for the IEC 62325-351 profile
Publication Date13 November 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC TS 61970-2, ISO/IEC 9594-8:2017, ISO/IEC 19464:2014
Informative References(Provided for Information)IETF RFC 4266, IETF RFC 5246, IETF RFC 4634, ITU-T Recommendation X.690, IETF RFC 4422, IETF RFC 4122
ReplacesPD IEC/TS 62325-503:2014
International RelationshipsEN IEC 62325-503:2018,IEC 62325-503:2018
Draft Superseded By18/30363250 DC
DescriptorsInternet, Information exchange, Electronic data interchange, Electric power systems, Programming languages, Electricity, Messages, Electric power distribution, EDIFACT, Commerce, Computer networks, Markup
Title in FrenchCadre pour les communications pour le marché de l'énergie Lignes directrices concernant les échanges de données du marché pour le profil défini dans l'IEC 62325-351
Title in GermanKommunikation im Energiemarkt Richtlinien zum Austausch von Marktdaten für das Profil der IEC 62325-351
ISBN978 0 580 99173 8
File Size4.191 MB

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