Latest News and Circulars
ELEXON fully supports simplifying energy codes1 May 2019
Focus of 2019/20 Technical Assurance Agent specific sample audit29 April 2019
ELEXON supports Government’s £4m flexibility exchange competition25 April 2019
DWG consultation reconfirms its preferred Target Operating Model23 April 2019
Decision postponed on Modification P382 preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit15 April 2019
2019/20 BSCCo Business Plan places you at the front of our decisions3 April 2019
P387 ‘Allowing email communications for the BSC Panel Elections process’
This Modification Proposal aims to amend the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Panel Elections process to allow communications between parties via email as well as other methods to be approved by the BSC Panel on a case-by-case basis.
P386 Corrections to P344 legal text
A number of opportunities to add clarity have been identified within the P344 ‘Project TERRE’ legal text, alongside the correction of manifest errors. This Modification will ensure that the legal text accurately reflects the P344 Workgroup’s intended solution, as approved...
P385 ‘Improving the efficacy and efficiency of the Section H Default provisions’
The BSC Panel has the ability to take mitigating action and provide financial protection when an Event of Default is triggered, but the current arrangements in BSC Section H ‘General’ are overly complex and prolong the period before an Event...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1515 ‘Meter Operator Agents to send Metering System Data to SMRS instead of ECOES for the Faster Switching Programme’ was approved by the SVG on 2 April 2019 for implementation on 27 June 2019, as part of the June 2019...
CP1517: Changes to BSC Configurable Items for the TERRE Final Implementation Date
P344 was implemented on 28 February 2019. This was one of two Implementation Dates set for P344: The P344 Relevant Implementation Date, which was 28 February 2019 as part of the February 2019 Release; and The P344 Final Implementation Date,...
CP1516: New Interconnector Fuel Type Categories: ElecLink & IFA2
The Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) is used for reporting operational data, relating to the Great British (GB) electricity Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) arrangements. In part, it receives, stores and publishes data relating to the Interconnectors to Great Britain...
Angus Fairbairn, Market Analyst at ELEXON, looks at the data behind the major reduction in coal generation in Britain which has been making headlines in April 2019 as the GB market aims to phase out the fuel by the end of 2025.
As this Insight was being put together, the record for the longest “coal-free” period has been broken again over May bank holiday weekend.