Latest News and Circulars
Message from Mark Bygraves: Supporting Our Customers25 March 2020
Consultation on reducing the Credit Assessment Price to £32/MWh
Changes to SAA Settlement Report (SAA-I014)23 March 2020
Settlement on ‘short’ clock change day: 29 March 2020
New Business Plan continues support for industry and Settlement accuracy19 March 2020
Temporary closure of our office to manage impact of coronavirus16 March 2020
P404 ‘Moving the SAD to a Category 3 BSC Configurable Item’
P404 aims to move Balancing and Settlement Code Procedure (BSCP) 537 Appendices 1 ‘Self Assessment Document’; 2 ‘Testing Requirements’; and 3 ‘Guidance Notes on completing the SAD’ to a new Category 3 BSC Configurable Item. This will facilitate quicker change...
P402: Enabling reform of residual network charging as directed by the Targeted Charging Review
Following the conclusion of its Targeted Charging Review Significant Code Review , Ofgem directed National Grid and certain LDSOs to make changes to how residual revenues are recovered through Distribution Use of System (DUoS) and Transmission Network Use of System...
P401: Governance arrangements for BSC Panel Alternates
Existing provisions are ambiguous on BSC Panel Alternates contribution to a quorum. Likewise in respect of the contribution of BSC Panel Members or Alternates attending by teleconference or similar means to a quorum. Existing provisions have the potential to unduly...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1528 ‘CoP4 clarification of BSC Party responsibility for Commissioning of measurement transformers that the BSC Party adopts’
Where Metering Equipment has been installed by a non-BSC Party, the BSC places obligations on the Registrant to ensure that its MOA performs the required Commissioning of all Metering Equipment in accordance with CoP4, which includes Commissioning and testing of...
CP1527 ‘Increase the minimum data storage capacity for Settlement Outstations and mandate specific selectable integration periods for Metering Codes of Practice’
CP1527 proposes the following changes: Increase the minimum data storage capacity for Settlement Outstations to 250 days per Outstation channel, at 30 minutes integration periods, for CoPs 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10; and Mandate specific, selectable, integration periods for...