Elexon and BSC seminar: Introduction to the energy market
This one-day seminar provides a useful overview of the balancing mechanism and imbalance settlement processes and how the different industry bodies interact with them.
Seminars in 2021
We will be announcing dates for 2021’s seminars in due course.
In the meantime you can watch individual seminar video presentations below.
Seminars in 2020
Here are the dates for 2020’s seminars. Unfortunately most were cancelled because of COVID-19.
Video presentations: Seminar topics
Introduction to Elexon
Length: 7 min, 15 sec
The BSC – the basics
Length: 11 min, 13 sec
Length: 45 min, 57 sec
Length: 28 min 15 sec
Supplier Volume Allocation
Length: 32 min 20 sec
Performance Assurance Framework
Length: 24 min, 31 sec
EMR: What is our role
Length: 16min, 29 sec
New technologies: opportunities and challenges
Length: 22 min, 41 Sec
- National Grid’s role as National Electricity Transmission System Operator (NETSO) – for more information please visit the National Grid website
Who can attend?
It will be useful to you if you are a newcomer to the industry, have recently entered the market, or are in the process of doing so, or have changed roles within the energy sector.
Our seminar is free for BSC Parties, organisations who are currently in the market entry process, not-for-profit organisations and students.
For any organisations or individuals who don’t fall under the above categories, the fee for attending the seminar is £390 (including VAT) per person.
Feedback from previous participants
We have received some great feedback from previous seminars:
‘I found the knowledge of the speakers really came through in their enthusiasm and discussions during their presentations. They were all extremely engaging and were able to discuss their individual topics by bringing them to life with real time examples.’
‘The presentations outlining Elexon’s role and the function of the BSC were extremely helpful. Having it explained in person really cemented my understanding.’
‘It was an excellent seminar, the experts clearly were experts in their fields and keen to share their knowledge.’
Other training available
The Balancing and Settlement Code arrangements are complex. To support our customers, we offer a variety of training courses, which can be tailored to an individual or group needs.
Introduction to Elexon