BSC Insights & ‘Spotlight On’ articles
We regularly publish articles to help our customers get the best out of our services and provide expert analysis on key topics or events within the industry.
Latest Spotlight On articles
‘Spotlight On’ is a monthly series where we’ll focus in-depth on an Elexon product or service and you’ll hear directly from the people who work on it. We’ll share how you can get the best value out of our products and services and any improvements we’re making. We’ll also show you where to go if you have specific questions or feedback.
Spotlight On: The Elexon Kinnect Customer Solution
The Customer Solution is one of the three main pillars of Kinnect, our cloud platform. It is a self-service gateway for new and existing BSC Parties who need an online, streamlined and self-managed experience to simplify and speed up access to the electricity market. Once companies are active in the market, they can use the Customer Solution to effectively self-manage their data and assets.
Spotlight On: the Digital Code
Using the code documents of the BSC is an important part of understanding how your company engages with the electricity market and how it remains compliant with the BSC requirements.
Latest Insight articles
Our impartial ‘Insight’ articles are written by our industry experts, who have a wealth of experience and knowledge. They provide analysis on significant events or changes within the electricity industry. These findings are supported by a large amount of industry data.
BSC Insight: How to get more detailed metered volume data from our Insights Solution
Through the electricity Settlement process Elexon obtains metered volume data which shows the generation and demand volumes of electricity for each Balancing Mechanism Unit (BMU) on the system and whether this is an estimated or actual value. This data is included in our SAA-I014 report which covers all Settlement activity for every half hour, each day and it is easily accessible on our wholesale market data service the Insights Solution.
BSC Insight: Accessing Maximum Export Limit and Maximum Import Limit data on our Insights Solution
If you currently use the www.bmreports.com service to access Balancing Mechanism (BM) data, you can now access the data through the new Insights Solution. You can use the ‘Balancing Mechanism data by Market View’ page to view BM Unit data at Market level. It can also be used to view Physical, Dynamic, Bid Offer and Balancing Services Volume data.