Industry-wide changes to the electricity market: News
Register an interest in the Network Gas Supply Emergency Settlement Validation Committee
Elexon is inviting industry participants to register their interest in joining the Network Gas Supply Emergency Settlement Validation Committee (NGSESVC). Please note that there is no immediate requirement for this committee.
Elexon to administer payments to Suppliers for the Government’s energy price guarantee
Following the approval of Balancing and Settlement Code Modification (BSC) P446 ‘Energy Price Guarantee Scheme for domestic customers’ by Ofgem, Elexon is pleased to have been appointed as Scheme Administrator.
Gearing up for go-live of faster switching reforms
Elexon is helping the industry to get set for the go-live of the Central Switching Service (CSS) this summer as part of Ofgem’s Switching Programme.
The CSS, which will be governed by version 3.0 of the Retail Energy Code (REC), will provide a single, dual fuel switching process for gas and electricity. The aim is to make switching faster and more reliable.
Ofgem confirms Elexon will operate key IT data platform to support MHHS
Yesterday (21 April) Ofgem confirmed that the Balancing and Settlement Code will be used to govern and fund the new Data Integration Platform (DIP) to support Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS). This means that Elexon will manage the DIP service provider, which is currently being procured through the MHHS Programme.
Elexon views about decisions on the Future System Operator role and the codes review
Today the Department for Energy Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Ofgem jointly responded to the consultations they published in July 2021 on a Future System Operator (FSO), and reforming the energy codes. National Grid ESO will move away from National Grid plc and become an independent, publicly owned FSO.
As part of that process there will also be a consultation on the ownership of Elexon, which is currently owned by National Grid ESO.
BSC Panel response to the consultation by the Government and Ofgem on energy code reforms
The BSC Panel has published a formal response to the Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) joint consultation which seeks views on a range of proposed reforms of energy codes.