Latest News and Circulars
Simplified Risk Evaluation Register will help identify settlement risks12 March 2019
Modification P382 raised in preparation for a ‘no deal’ Brexit6 March 2019
New industry Non-Executive Directors join ELEXON Board
Consultation on decreasing CAP to £49/MWh
Opening up a Europe-wide market for electricity balancing28 February 2019
Participate in DWG’s consultation on its preferred TOM18 February 2019
P384: The publication of European Electricity Balancing Guideline (EB GL) balancing data by BMRS
P384 will ensure the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) remains compliant with the European Electricity Balancing Guideline (EB GL) and the European Transparency Regulation (ETR) for publishing balancing related information.
Please note: BMRS users will be impacted by this Modification.
P383 ‘Enhanced reporting of demand data to the NETSO to facilitate CUSC Modifications CMP280 and CMP281’
This Modification is intended to enable the aggregation of specific Metering Systems’ metered data for network charging purposes, i.e. to support the operation of CUSC Modification Proposals CMP280 and CMP281. This Modification will introduce processes explaining how Suppliers, Half Hourly Data Aggregators (HHDAs) and the Supplier Volume Allocation Agent (SVAA) participate in the aggregation and
P382 – Amendments to the BSC in the event of no-deal Brexit
The Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) contains multiple references to European Union (EU) legislation and bodies. Additionally, it also contains text introduced as a result of implementing various EU legislation. Retaining these references and text following the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) withdrawal from the EU without a deal (‘no-deal Brexit’) will mean that the BSC is no longer technically accurate but will remain operable because of the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018.
Latest Change Proposals
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 (GB). This information is available to BMRS users via several graphs, tables and xml/csv downloads,
CP1515: Faster Switching
This CP is required to comply with the requirements of Stage 0 of Ofgem’s Faster Switching Programme, which will be implemented on 27 June 2019. The MRASCo Development Board (MDB) has approved v2.0 of DTC CP3554 for implementation on 27 June 2019. BSCP501 ‘Supplier Meter Registration Service’ and BSCP514 ‘SVA Meter Operations for Metering Systems
CP1514: Number of register digits for smart Meters
SEC Modification SECMP0006 will make changes to the effect that the number of register digits on a smart Meter’s display will be reduced from 7 to 5, whilst the number of digits held electronically within the Meter will remain as 7 (when converted to kWh). This means that there will be a difference between the
Emma Tribe’s insight article highlights the potential impact of changes to the De Minimis Acceptance Threshold and the Continuous Acceptance Duration Limit which take effect on 1 April 2019.