Latest News and Circulars
Responses to consultation on skeleton Target Operating Models published18 June 2018
Catch up with our webinar on enabling customers to buy power from multiple providers12 June 2018
Three high-calibre keynote speakers confirmed for Annual BSC Meeting and Seminar4 June 2018
ELEXON CEO Mark Bygraves to speak at All-Party Parliamentary Group for Energy Studies30 May 2018
April System Price Analysis Report (SPAR) published21 May 2018
ELEXON webinar: how customers could buy power from multiple providers15 May 2018
P368: Amendments to Section Z to facilitate the production of the PAF Procedures
P368 seeks to amend provisions in the timing and revision of the PAF Procedure documents in order to support the objectives of the Performance Assurance Framework (PAF) Review in delivering a more efficient and effective PAF.
P367: Removal of SBR and DSBR arrangements
P367 proposes to remove the Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) and Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) arrangements from the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC).
P366 Change to Supplier Charge SP08a for hard-to-read sites
P366 will amend how Supplier Charge SP08a is applied to Non Half Hourly non-domestic Meters that are hard-to-read (HTR). This will be achieved in two parts. Firstly, P366 will create a process to identify and approve HTR sites. Secondly, P366 will create a process whereby HTR sites, identified at Metering System Identification (MSID) level, will be excluded from SP08a calculations. Only SP08a Supplier Charges will be affected. HTR sites will still be included in all other Settlement and PARMS calculations, where relevant. P366 will not affect the management of Settlement Risk.
CP1507: Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices
The Unmetered Supplies User Group (UMSUG) has identified various issues with BSCP520 ‘Unmetered Supplies Registered in SMRS’; this Change Proposal (CP) aims to align it with working practices of Meter Administrators (MAs). These issues relate to removal of unwanted data flows to Unmetered Supply Operators, Equivalent Meter (EM) Operation, Electric Vehicle (EV) charging and an
CP1506: New Interconnector fuel type
The Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) is used for reporting operational data, relating to the Great Britain (GB) electricity Balancing and Settlement arrangements. The BMRS contains information and data on historical generation, actual generation and forecasted generation. The BMRS provides market transparency, and to do so it is important that the contributions of all active Interconnectors
CP1505: Off site Commissioning of current transformers
Code of Practice 4 (CoP4) details the requirements of Commissioning Metering Equipment for Settlement purposes in LV installations to be done ‘on site’. This is not always reasonably practical or physically possible and should be updated to allow ‘off site’ Commissioning of current transformers. In some installations current transformers are delivered in sealed units and