BSC Signatories and Qualified Persons
BSC Signatories: All parties that have acceded to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC). The table below gives details on each party, including the roles they are registered in and who their Operational Support Manager (OSM) is.
Qualified Persons: Under the BSC, all Supplier Volume Allocation (SVA) Parties, SVA Party Agents, and Central Volume Allocation (CVA) Meter Operators are required to be Qualified in accordance with BSC Section J and BSCP537.
Articles of Interest
Party Role Key
BP — BSC Party
DSO – Distribution System Operator
IA – Interconnector Administrator
IE – Interconnector Error Administrator
NETSO – National Electricity Transmission System Operator
TG – Trading Party – Generator
TI – Trading Party – Interconnector User
TN – Trading Party – Non Physical
TS – Trading Party – Supplier
EN – ECVNA
MV – MVRNA
VP – Virtual Lead Party
ELEXON provides support to BSC Signatories and Qualified Persons through the function of Operational Support Managers (OSMs).
Allocation of an OSM
The allocation of OSMs is not an automatic process and therefore some BSC Parties and Qualified Persons listed here may not yet have an OSM.