The BSC Service Descriptions describe the service to be provided by the BSC Agents. As a general rule, there is one BSC Service Description for each BSC Agent. The exception to this rule is for the Technical Assurance Agent (TAA) which has two, one for SVA and one for CVA.
Supplier Volume Allocation Technical Assurance Agent Service Description
This is the BSC Service Description for the Supplier Volume Allocation (SVA) Technical Assurance Agent (TAA) appointed by the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo), responsible for the Technical Assurance of Half Hourly Metering Systems registered in a Supplier Meter Registration Service (SMRS).
Teleswitch Monitoring Agent Service Description
This is the BSC Service Description for the Teleswitch Agent. The Teleswitch Agent is appointed by the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) for the purpose of providing Teleswitch Monitoring in connection with the Balancing and Settlement Code (‘the Code’).
This describes the key interfaces between the Teleswitch Agent, the BSCCo and other BSC Agents such as the Supplier Volume Allocation Agent (SVAA).
TLF Determination Service Description
This is the Service Description for TLF Determination, and details the functional and non-functional services provided by the Transmission Loss Factor Agent (TLFA). The TLFA is required to derive Adjusted Seasonal Zonal Transmission Loss Factors (ATLFZS) and BM Unit specific Transmission Loss Factors (TLFij), for application in each BSC Year, calculated by 30 November in the previous BSC Year from historical data.