MRA Development Board February 2016 Update

MDB was held on 25th February 2016. The table below shows the Change Proposals, voting outcomes and implementation dates.

Summary Implementation Date Outcome
DTC CP 3480 – Introduction of new Valid Set Codes to J1745 (Change of Account Indicator)

DTC CP 3480 sought to add two new reason codes to the J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) “F” and “R”, after the agreement of GDAA CP 0077 by the GDAA Panel on 20th October 2015.

30th June 2016 Deferred
DTC CP 3481 – Introduction of new Valid Set Codes to J1745 (Change of Account Indicator)

GDAA CP 0076 was raised in August 2015 and if approved, requires a consequential change to the DTC to add an additional reason code of ‘N’ to the J1745 (Change of Account Indicator) Data Item.

30th June 2016 Deferred
MRA CP 0236 – Restricting the number of registration attempts made by a supplier

This CP seeks to limit the amount of registration attempts to gain a customer to four.

3rd November 2016 Deferred
MRA CP 0240 – Allowing Updates to MRA Party Contact Details to be Co-ordinated through the MRA Secretariat

MRA CP 0240 seeks to amend Clauses 42.4, 42.5 and 47.2 of the MRA to allow the communication of contact details between MRA Parties to be co-ordinated through the MRA Secretariat and to include fax as an acceptable method for notices.

30th June 2016 Accepted
MRA CP 0238 – Update MRA Schedule 3 to include registration withdrawal

MRA CP 0238 seeks to introduce references to MRA clauses and Data Flows relating to withdrawal of Registrations to Schedule 3 of the MRA.

30th June 2016 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0259 – Redrafting of MAP 09

MAP CP 0259 seeks to amend the drafting of MAP 09

30th June 2016 Accept Modified
MAP CP 0261 – Redrafting of MAP 21v1.1

MAP CP 0261 seeks to amend the drafting of MAP 21

30th June 2016 Accept Modified
DTC CP 3475v2 – Amending the Valid Set Value in Data Item J0465

DTC CP 3475 intends to amend the Valid Set Value of Data Item J0465  to meet the requirements for the Maximum Physical Length.

30th June 2016 Accept Modified
DTC CP 3482 – Clarification of EMR Invoice Numbers

DTC CP 3482 amends the description of Electricity Marketr Reform (EMR) Invoice Number (Data Item J9150) to clarify that the Capacity Market (CM) Settlement Services Provider and the Contract For Difference (CFD) Settlement Services Provider may issue invoices with the same EMR Invoice Number. In other words, EMR Invoice Numbers are unique within CFD and within CM; but are not unique across EMR as a whole.

30th June 2016 Accept Modified
DTC CP 3483 – Improved Reporting of CFD Lump Sum Payments

DTC CP 3483 proposes changes to the ‘CFD Ad Hoc Payment’ (92I) group of the D0365 (CFD Generator Invoice Backing Data), in order to allow improved reporting of lump sum payment that may arise under the CFD contract.

3rd November 2016 Accept Modified
DTC CP 3484 – Update to D0217 flow description and notes

DTC CP 3484 seeks to detail how the D0217 Data Flow is populated by the Meter Point Administration Service (MPAS) to ensure Suppliers are aware of the data that they will receive.

30th June 2016 Accept Modified