Latest News and Circulars
ELEXON response on Project TERRE derogation decision29 November 2019
ELEXON Wider Access & TERRE Standalone Release update22 November 2019
Flexibility within the industry – Mark Bygraves in New Power7 November 2019
Wider Access Impact Assessment and new Testing Strategy published4 November 2019
Streamlining the Balancing and Settlement Code24 October 2019
GMT time change to impact Settlement Periods22 October 2019
P395 ‘Excluding generators from BM Unit Gross Demand and the calculation of EMR Supplier Charges’
Currently the BM Unit Gross Demand Report attributes to Suppliers electricity they have provided to generators (including storage facilities) operated by Generation Licensees, which falls outside the definition of ‘supply’ in the Electricity Act 1989. The Department for Business, Energy...
P394 ‘Removal of Unused BSC Provisions’
The problem of redundant BSC sections negatively affects the efficiency of the Code. This simplification will result in more efficient Balancing and Settlement arrangements for BSC Parties in complying with, and understanding Code provisions. Removing these sections will also prevent redundant processes having to be factored into the Foundation Programme design.
P393 ‘Disapplication of Supplier Charge SP01’
Solution P393 seeks to set Supplier Charge SP01 to zero in BSC Section S Annex S-1 Background Currently over 90% of total Supplier Charges are levied against SP01 ‘Delivery of Routine Performance Monitoring Reports’. Supplier Charges are intended to charge...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1523 ‘D0312 Process Alignment’
CP1523 seeks to include a footnote in BSCP501 ‘Supplier Meter Registration Service’ to highlight that D0312 data flows are not required to be sent to a Supplier that has been end-dated in Market Domain Data. This CP is necessary due...
CP1522 ‘Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices and UMSUG recommendations’
CP1522 seeks to address the following issues with BSC Procedure (BSCP) 520 ‘Unmetered Supplies Registered in SMRS’: The requirement for Meter Administrators to calculate reactive power is redundant; The split of responsibilities for Unmetered Supplies between the LDSO and the...