A RefEntity is an entity that can be identified by a reference ID (or UUID). In most cases this is a stand-alone entity (RootEntity) but there are also entities (e.g. Unit, NwSet) that need a unique ID, e.g. for reference data lists or mapping files.



Inherited from Entity.@type


The reference ID (or UUID) of this entity.


The name of the entity.


The description of the entity.

Python class stub

The snippet below shows the names of the properties of the corresponding Python class of the olca-schema package. Note that this is not the full class definition but just shows the names of the class and its properties.

class RefEntity:
  id: str
  description: str
  name: str