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XRN 5472
Creation of a UK Link API to consume daily weather data for Demand Estimation processes

This XRN is part of XRN 5575 March 23 Adhoc Release
Last Updated
03 Apr 2023
Release Type
Implementation Date
25 Mar 2023
Proposer CDSP Impacted DSC service area

Service Area 5 (Current Apr 21)

Demand Estimation obligations

Customer Change Team Leader


The change required is to move away from receiving weather data by FTP in a specific file format to 'pulling' the data needed from the Weather Data Service Provider, via APIs, into the relevant weather data table in UK Link.

Impacted Customer Types

  • IGT
  • NGT
  • Shipper
  • DNO


Document title Comment Last updated CHMC outcome
Change Proposal Approved 30/03/2022 Approved to Capture 09/02/2022
Initial Review Stage not required N/A N/A
DSG Discussions N/A 04/05/2022 N/A
High Level Solution Option N/A 12/09/2022 N/A
Solution Review 3087.1 - RT - PO 18/10/2022 ChMC approved Option 1 12/10/2022
Detailed Design - For information

3128.3 - VO - PO

14/02/2023 For information
Evaluation Quotation Reports (EQR) Stage not yet reached N/A N/A
Business Evaluation Reports (BER) N/A 28/03/2023 Approved at ChMC 09/11/2022
Change Completion Reports (CCR) Stage not yet reached N/A N/A


Initial Review
Change Proposal Raised 31/01/22
Status Awaiting ChMC approval 09/02/22
Approved to Capture 09/02/22
Status ChMC approved into Capture
Solution Consultation
Solution Change Pack Issued 12/09/22
Status In consultation until 27th September
Awaiting Delivery
ChMC approved solution 12/10/22
Status Awaiting release assignment
In Delivery
Descoped from March 23 Release following ChMC 08/03/2023 16/01/23
Status Change Pack issued for information
Expected: 00/00/00
Status Awaiting

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