Technical Operations

  • Balancing Mechanism Units

    BM Units are used as units of trade within the Balancing Mechanism. Each BM Unit accounts for a collection of plant and/or apparatus, and is considered the smallest grouping that can be independently controlled.

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  • GSP Group Correction Factors

    GCFs are used to ensure that the total energy allocated to Suppliers in each GSP Group matches the energy entering the GSP Group.

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  • Losses

    As energy travels from the point of production to the end user, some of it is 'lost' on the system. Under the BSC arrangements, these losses are accounted for with Line Loss Factors and Transmission Loss Multipliers.

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  • Market Domain Data

    MDD is the central repository of reference data used by Suppliers, Supplier Agents and Licensed Distribution System Operators (LDSOs) in the retail electricity market.

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  • Metering

    An introduction to Metering Systems, including the pages for Metering Dispensations, Aggregation Rules and Trading Units, and Technical Assurance of Metering Systems.

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  • Profiling

    What is a load profile, what are the eight profile classes, and how are they allocated?

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  • Supplier Hub Operations

    More on specific processes relating to Supplier Volume Allocation (SVA) and the data held by Suppliers, Supplier Agents and Supplier Meter Registration Agents.

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