ELEXON responses to Industry consultations
ELEXON monitors and responds to industry-wide consultations that may have an impact on the provisions in the BSC, on ELEXON, or – through ELEXON – on our customers.
Some consultations also require a response from the BSC Panel.
Please let us know if you there are any industry based consultations which you feel warrant a response from us.
ELEXON response to Ofgem consultation on Switching Programme: Proposed modifications to regulation and governance
ELEXON’s response agrees with Ofgem’s intent for the Retail Energy Code (REC) to be a best-in-class code and highlighted the importance of early appointment of the REC manager, establishing an effective RECCo board and panel, and clarifying the accountability between REC manager and REC panel.
ELEXON response to ENTSO-E consultation on Project MARI Implementation Framework
ELEXON’s response reiterated our role as a trusted partner of ENTSO-E, highlighted the importance of engagement and coordination with ELEXON on MARI developments, and stressed the importance of developing in cooperation with Project TERRE
ELEXON response to National Grid consultation on terms and conditions for balancing
ELEXON’s response agrees with National Grid’s approach to determining terms and conditions for balancing, and makes a number of comments on the mapping of Electricity Balancing Guideline Article 18 requirements to the BSC.
ELEXON response to WPD consultation on Signposting System Needs
ELEXON’s response highlights the importance of a consistent approach to signposting system needs across different distribution regions and highlights the success of the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service as a single source of market information.
ELEXON response to BEIS Green Paper on Modernising Consumer Markets
ELEXON’s response highlights our work on Market-wide Half-hourly Settlement and the benefits that smart meters can bring to consumer markets. It also highlights the work we do to support and enable innovation.
ELEXON response to SSE Networks/EA Technology consultation on an interim solution for managed electric vehicle charging
ELEXON’s response to SSE Networks and EA Technology’s consultation on distribution network management of smart electric vehicle charging highlights the importance of market-based solutions for flexibility services and outlines considerations drawn from our experience of helping innovative electric vehicle charging solutions understand the market.
ELEXON response to BEIS consultation on proposals regarding smart appliances
ELEXON’s response highlights the efficiencies of a single central data collection and settlement function to ensure smart appliances interoperability, and the importance of the smart meter rollout and the market-wide Half-Hourly Settlement programme for unlocking the benefits of smart appliances.
ELEXON response to Energy UK consultation on Acceptable Smart Charging Standards
ELEXON’s response to Energy UK’s consultation on Acceptable Smart Charging Standards. Our response highlights the work we have been doing to support innovative charging solutions and outlines uncertainties around existing interoperability and regulatory requirements.
ELEXON response to Ofgem’s consultation on the RIIO-2 Framework
ELEXON’s response to the Ofgem consultation on the RIIO2 framework highlights the potential for ELEXON to perform customer engagement group administration functions and questions the applicability of price controls to all ESO functions
ELEXON response to statutory consultation on the proposed ESO incentive licence changes
ELEXON’s response seeks clarification of a number of proposed licence conditions and highlights some additional reporting requirements on rejected consultation responses.
ELEXON’s response to draft ESO reporting and incentives guidance
ELEXON’s response to draft guidance on reporting and incentive arrangements for the Electricity System Operator. We question whether it is appropriate to pay the ESO to reach best-in-class standards of code administration and provide a number of suggestions for the Performance Panel.
ELEXON response to ENTSO-E consultation on Replacement Reserves Implementation Framework
ELEXON’s response to ENTSO-E’s consultation on the Replacement Reserves Implementation Framework for Project TERRE. Our response seeks clarification on a number of points, highlights concerns on the timeline for finalising the definition of gate closure time and requests provisions allowing for ELEXON representation on expert groups.
ELEXON’s response to Ofgem’s Forward Work Programme 2018-2019
ELEXON’s response to Ofgem’s consultation notes observations on several of the workstreams under two of four Key Priorities: Priority 1 – Enabling a better functioning retail market; and Priority 2 – Facilitating change in the energy system
ELEXON’s response to National Grid’s Electricity System Operator Forward Plan
This is ELEXON’s response to National Grid’s consultation on the first Forward Plan for its new separate Electricity System Operator role.
ELEXON response to Ofgem analysis on preparing for EU exit
ELEXON’s response to Ofgem’s analysis of code and licence changes that may be needed for EU exit broadly agrees with Ofgem’s analysis and makes some points of clarification.
ELEXON’s response to National Grid’s 2018 consultation on changes to its ABSVD Methodology
This is ELEXON’s response to National Grid’s consultation ‘Proposed revisions to the Applicable Balancing Services Volume Data Methodology’. This formed part of National Grid’s annual consultation on its C16 licence statements.
ELEXON’s response to Energy Networks Association’s consultation on the 2018 forward work plan for their Open Networks project
This is ELEXON’s response to the Energy Networks Association consultation on the 2018 forward work plan for their Open Networks project
ELEXON’s response to ENTSO-E’s 2017 stakeholder satisfaction survey
This is ELEXON’s response to ENTSO-E’s (EU Transmission System Operators) 2017 stakeholder satisfaction survey.
ELEXON’s response to Ofgem’s ‘minded to’ assignments of TSO obligations under the European Electricity Balancing Guideline
This is ELEXON’s response to Ofgem’s ‘minded to’ assignments, in particular to clarify our respective obligations where there are dual assignments to both ELEXON and National Grid.
ELEXON response to National Audit Office study on smart meters
ELEXON’s response highlights the importance of the Half-Hourly Settlement programme to unlock the benefits of smart meters and highlights that smart grids should be included in the cost-benefit analysis.