Metering

Elia offers a variety of metering services to market players. There are two different approaches: Business-to-Customer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B).

Please use the links at the bottom of this page to get more detailed information and a web form to become access.

Business-to-Customer

The B2C solution comprises manual export of Elia metering data in Excel format (.xlsx) from a web platform (https protocol). This is the perfect solution for any user who wants to make monthly or annual transfers without needing any related IT development.

Features:

  • Https protocol
  • Excel format (.xlsx)
  • No IT development needed
  • Manual exports only, no automation possible
  • Maximum 17 months of history available on the platform    

Business-to-Business

The B2B solution comprises automated export of Elia metering data in .csv or .xml format using ECP or SFTP communication protocols. This is the perfect solution for any user who wants to automate the import of Elia data into their own software or who needs to process large volumes of data.

Features

  • SFTP or ECP protocols
  • .csv or .xml formats
  • IT implementation is required to connect using the above protocols as well as to process/import files
  • The history is managed by the user's own system    

Useful links

If you have any problems with your EVMS User ID, please e-mail dngridaccess@elia.be or call +32 (0)2 382 21 33.

If you have any problems concerning the metering messages or their content, please e-mail metering.services@elia.be or call +32 (0)2 546 74 11.