Latest News and Circulars
Volume Notification on ‘Long’ Clock Change Day: Sunday 25 October16 October 2020
Virtual Lead Parties could trade in the wholesale market13 October 2020
COVID-19: Derogations ending on 31 December 202028 September 2020
Large scale change to Market Domain Data28 September 2020
Annual BSC Meeting – highlights21 September 2020
More electricity market data is now available21 September 2020
P415 ‘Facilitating access to wholesale markets for flexibility dispatched by Virtual Lead Parties’
Summary Customers (consumers of electricity) who are able to be flexible about their consumption cannot currently obtain any value from that flexibility from the Wholesale Energy Market, except if they work with their Supplier to do so. This is because...
P414 ‘Allowing a Party to Withdraw from the BSC and transfer outstanding liabilities to another Party’
Summary The requirement for a Party to wait at least 14 months between its last day of trading and being able to withdraw from the Code is inefficient as it can prevent the withdrawing party undertaking administrative tasks, such as...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1537 Extending the Timescales for agreeing Technical Assurance of Performance Assurance Parties (TAPAP) Findings Reports
During the Performance Assurance Framework (PAF) Review completed in 2020, the project team concluded that the timescale allowed for Performance Assurance Parties (PAPs) to respond to a Technical Assurance of Performance Assurance Parties (TAPAP) findings report placed undue resource burden...
CP1536 ‘Use of DTC data flow D0379 for submission of unmetered Half Hourly data’
BSCP520 ‘Unmetered Supplies Registered in SMRS’ permits the use of ‘Electronic or other agreed method’ for the sending of unmetered Half Hourly (HH) data from Meter Administrators (MAs) to Half Hourly Data Collectors (HHDCs) via the Data Transfer Catalogue (DTC)...
CP1535 ‘Interconnector Fuel Type Category update to BMRS’
The Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) is the primary channel for providing operational data relating to Settlement arrangements in the Great Britain (GB) Electricity Market. Market Participants use the data on the BMRS to inform trading decisions and understand market...