Interconnectors exempted from Funding Share BSC Charges16 November 2020
BSC Parties receive £1.5m in savings from Elexon16 November 2020
COVID-19: Estimation derogations to continue into 20219 November 2020
COVID-19: Possible estimation derogation changes after lockdown announced2 November 2020
UMS MPANs with 100kW demand to be migrated26 October 2020
Settlement Adjustment after Demand Control Events23 October 2020
P416 Introducing a route of appeal for the Annual Budget in line with the proposals for the Retail Energy Code
There is currently no appeal mechanism by which BSC Parties can contest items contained within the Annual Budget. The Proposer contends that the current option available to Parties, where it is unsatisfied with an item in the Annual Budget, of...
P415 ‘Facilitating access to wholesale markets for flexibility dispatched by Virtual Lead Parties’
Summary Customers (consumers of electricity) who are able to be flexible about their consumption cannot currently obtain any value from that flexibility from the Wholesale Energy Market, except if they work with their Supplier to do so. This is because...
P414 ‘Allowing a Party to Withdraw from the BSC and transfer outstanding liabilities to another Party’
Summary The requirement for a Party to wait at least 14 months between its last day of trading and being able to withdraw from the Code is inefficient as it can prevent the withdrawing party undertaking administrative tasks, such as...
Latest Change Proposals
CP1539 ‘Inclusion of LCCC as an Affected party in Metering Dispensation applications’
Under Balancing and Settlement Code Procedure (BSCP) 32 there is currently no mechanism to ensure that the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) is informed of Metering Dispensations applications related to generation sites where there are Contracts for Difference (CfD) arrangements...
CP1538 Correct Specification of TERRE Tibco messages
CP1517 ‘Changes to BSC Configurable Items for the Trans-European Replacement Reserve Exchange (TERRE) Final Implementation Date’ was implemented in December 2019, making changes to a number of BSC Configurable Items to implement changes necessary for the TERRE solution. However, it...
CP1537 Extending the Timescales for agreeing Technical Assurance of Performance Assurance Parties (TAPAP) Findings Reports
During the Performance Assurance Framework (PAF) Review completed in 2020, the project team concluded that the timescale allowed for Performance Assurance Parties (PAPs) to respond to a Technical Assurance of Performance Assurance Parties (TAPAP) findings report placed undue resource burden...