BSC Procedures (BSCPs)
BSCPs define the relationships, timescales and interactions between participants and specify the information or other outputs to be exchanged between them.
BSCP forms contact details web page will give you information for all Agent/Administrator contact details for which you should send BSCP forms.
The latest conformed versions of BSCPs awaiting implementation are available on the Changes Awaiting Implementation page.
BSCP 601 - Metering Protocol Approval and Compliance Testing
This BSC Procedure defines the processes for Meter Manufacturers, Meter Operator Agents, Suppliers, Half Hourly Data Collectors and other Half Hourly Metering Equipment users to apply for Compliance Testing and Protocol Approval. It covers the application process, submission of Metering Equipment, communications with the Compliance and Protocol Testing Agents, the issue and removal of certificates. This procedure applies only to Half Hourly Metering Equipment. IT does not apply to Metering Equipment that is compliant with the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specification (SMETS) or to communications with such Metering Equipment.
BSCP 602 - SVA Metering System Register
BSCP602 sets out the processes that Suppliers and Virtual Lead Parties (VLPs) should follow when submitting MSID Pair allocation(s) and, where appropriate, MSID Pair Delivered Volumes to the SVAA. This focuses on the interfaces between Lead Parties and the Supplier Volume Allocation Agent (SVAA) seen from the perspective of the Lead Party to ensure: maintenance of an accurate, up-to-date SVA Metering System Register; correct working of the SVAA internal processing in validating submissions of MSID Pair Allocations to the SVA Metering System Register; and to ensure MSID Pair Delivered Volumes are determined in and notified in a timely manner