Consultation on reference architecture to support MHHS26 April 2021
Elexon appointed Senior Responsible Owner for MHHS21 April 2021
CAP increase announced for 12 May 202121 April 2021
Code Change and Development Group consultation responses published12 April 2021
CAP increase consultation announced 12 April 202112 April 2021
Twentieth anniversary of the Balancing and Settlement Code29 March 2021
P419 ‘Enhanced Reporting of Demand Data to the NETSO to facilitate BSUoS Reform’
The Second BSUoS Taskforce concluded Final Demand should pay all BSUoS Charges subject to sufficient notice to industry. To take this recommendation forwards, Connection and Use of System (CUSC) Modification CMP308 ‘Removal of BSUoS Charges from Generation’ is being utilised...
P418 ‘Amendments to the P383 legal text for Additional BM Units’
Summary P418 aims to ensure the Legal Text for approved BSC Modification P383 properly reflects the approved solution, business requirements, and is aligned with the BSC baseline introduced by P344, P354 and P388. In particular, it will clarify that the...
P417 ‘Move the Letter of Credit templates and Approved Insurance Product requirements to the BSC Website’
Summary This Modification seeks to remove the Letter of Credit templates and Approved Insurance Product requirements from annexes M1 – M4 of the BSC. The Modification also seeks to place a requirement on Elexon to publish the Letter of Credit...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1543 ‘Use of DTC dataflow D0051 in the Half Hourly sector’
CP1543 proposes to update BSCP502 (Half Hourly Data Collection for SVA Metering Systems Registered in SMRS) to require HHDCs to send a D0051 ( Affirmation of Half Hour Data Retrieval Method and Associated Details) in response to a D0155 (Notification of Meter...
CP1542 ‘Transfer the obligation to visit de-energised sites annually from Data Collector to Supplier’
The Issue 85 ‘Removal of obligation to visit de-energised sites once every 12 months from BSCP504’ Group concluded that a Change Proposal be raised to amend Balancing and Settlement Code Procedure (BSCP) 502 ‘Half Hourly Data Collection for SVA Metering...
In 2021, we have seen the highest System Prices since 2001. The highest price this year was £4,000/MWh on 8 January in Settlement Periods 39 and 40. On 12 April 2021, the System Price was over £1,000/MWh for five consecutive Settlement Periods.
In this BSC Insight, one of our Product Analysts, Angus Fairbairn, looks into how and why these high prices occur.