List of all BSC Change Proposals

These pages list all Change Proposals (CP) issued since 2010. These are detailed proposals which are raised to amend CSDs and/or BSC Systems, but would not alter the BSC. They must have a clear aim, a single defined solution and contain the relevant redlined documentation changes.

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CP1555: Consumption data for Measurement Classes G and F

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CP1554: Future proofing the measurement transformer standards

CP1554 looks to future proof the  measurement transformer standards in Code of Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10

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CP1553: Meters and Current Transformers minimum accuracy classes

This Change proposal looks to tighten the requirements for Meters and Current Transformers in the Code of Practice.

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CP1552: Reflecting BSCP501 timeframes in BSCP520 processes

CP1552 seeks to provide clarity to market participants about the timeframes for various processes in BSCP520. 

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CP1551: Measuring Instruments Regulations – updates to BSCP601

CP1551 seeks to update BSCP601 so it aligns with new Government legislation for new Meters being placed on the GB market.

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CP1550: Updates to monitoring of voltage failure alarms requirements

This Change Proposal looks to simplify the management of phase failures and update the requirements of voltage failure alarms.

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CP1549: Amendment of BSCP516 to clarify the criteria for Non-Domestic SVA Metering Systems

CP1549 seeks to remove the text from BSCP516 that suggests a Change of Measurement Class from HH to NHH PCs 3 or 4 is not possible from BSCP516 so that it aligns with the correct interpretation of the rules set out in the BSC.

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CP1548 ‘Remove constraint requiring BMRS to publish data files in a specific CSV format and structure’

This change proposal, CP1548, seeks to remove the specification of particular download formats in NETA IDD Part 1 Document paragraph 4.13 and be housed and maintained in the BMRS API and Data Push User Guide

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CP1547 Clarification on Site Specific LLF Calculation Process for Embedded LDSOs

CP1547 seeks to provide clarity for Embedded LDSOs that choose to calculate Site Specific Line Loss Factors rather than Mirroring, through updates to BSCP128. 

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CP1546 ‘Introducing DTC flows to transfer UMS Summary Inventories and Control files’

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CP1545 ‘Introducing Technical Assurance of Metering (TAM) Central Volume Allocation (CVA) Specific Sample audits’

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CP1544 ‘BSCCo Approved EFR Representative sign-off required for any EFR plan following escalation’

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CP1543 ‘Use of DTC dataflow D0051 in the Half Hourly sector’

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CP1542 ‘Transfer the obligation to visit de-energised sites annually from Data Collector to Supplier’

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CP1541 ‘Use of D0004 in BSCP502’

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CP1540 ‘Strengthening the Qualification – Change of Ownership Process’

Strengthening the Qualification - Change of Ownership Process
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CP1539 ‘Inclusion of LCCC as an Affected party in Metering Dispensation applications’

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CP1538 Correct Specification of TERRE Tibco messages

The Assessment Report for CP1538 was presented to the  ISG on 2 February 2021, where it was approved for implementation in the April 2021 ad-hoc BSC release

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CP1537 ‘Extending the Timescales for agreeing Technical Assurance of Performance Assurance Parties (TAPAP) Findings Reports’

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CP1536 ‘Use of DTC data flow D0379 for submission of unmetered Half Hourly data’

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CP1535 ‘Interconnector Fuel Type Category update to BMRS’

CP1535 seeks to Add the North Sea Link (NSL) Interconnector to the BMRS. CP1535 will also enable the withdrawal of the CP1516 interim solution to incorporate data from IFA2 and ElecLink Interconnectors on the BMRS.

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CP1534 ‘Introduce Change of Supplier (CoS) – No Meter Process’

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CP1533 ‘Mandatory Sending of D0052 for DCC serviced SVA NHH Metering Systems’

CP1533 intends to update clause 3.2.6.50 in BSCP504 to remove instances of the word “new” in order to make it clear that D0052s shall be sent in all instances.

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CP1532 ‘Reduce Half Hourly Change of Supplier timelines to meet the Initial Settlement Run’

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CP1531 ‘Additionally provide the TUoS Report to National Grid ESO at the II Settlement Run’

Additionally provide the TUoS Report to National Grid ESO at the II Settlement Run

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CP1530 ‘Introduction of a formalised process for the validation of measurement transformer ratios by Elexon’

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CP1529 ‘Earlier initiation of Supplier Agreed Meter Readings process’

Earlier initiation of Supplier Agreed Meter Readings process
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CP1528 ‘CoP4 clarification of BSC Party responsibility for Commissioning of measurement transformers that the BSC Party adopts’

‘CoP4 clarification of BSC Party responsibility for Commissioning of measurement transformers that the BSC Party adopts’
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CP1527 ‘Increase the minimum data storage capacity for Settlement Outstations and mandate specific selectable integration periods for Metering Codes of Practice’

'Increase the minimum data storage capacity for Settlement Outstations and mandate specific selectable integration periods for Metering Codes of Practice’
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CP1526 ‘Introduction of Service Level Agreements for rectifying Meter faults’

CP1526 seeks to introduce formal Service Level Agreements that should be adhered to by Meter Operator Agents (MOAs) and Licensed Distribution System Operators (LDSOs) when rectifying Half Hourly Meter faults to ensure continued overall accountability of rectifying faults on Metering Equipment.

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CP1525 ‘Improving the involvement of the LDSO in the fault resolution process’

CP1525 seeks to define a new process that would place obligations on Licensed Distribution System Operators (LDSOs) to rectify Half Hourly Meter faults where the fault is with Metering Equipment owned by the LDSO.

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CP1524 ‘Improving the communication methods in the fault rectification process’

CP1524 seeks to implement changes to the communication process used by parties involved in rectifying faults on Half Hourly Metering Equipment.

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CP1523 ‘D0312 Process Alignment’

BSCP501 Amendments to clarify the D0312 process
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CP1522 ‘Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices and UMSUG recommendations’

Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices and UMSUG recommendations
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CP1521 ‘BSCP70 Amendments for IA and IEA’

This Change Proposal seeks to amend BSCP70 to remove the statement excluding  Interconnector Administrator (IA) and Interconnector Error Administrator (IEA) roles from the requirement to undergo CVA Qualification Testing.

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CP1520 Clarification to ‘Change of Ownership’ process in BSCP537

Clarification to 'Change of Ownership' process in BSCP537
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CP1519 ‘Treatment of Low Capacity Connections for Site Specific Line Loss Factor Calculations’

Treatment of Low Capacity Connections for Site Specific Line Loss Factor Calculations
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CP1518: Housekeeping change to address errors in the approved changes to BSCP514 for CP1515

Housekeeping change to address errors in the approved changes to BSCP514 for CP1515
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CP1517: Changes to BSC Configurable Items for the TERRE Final Implementation Date

Changes to BSC Configurable Items for the TERRE Final Implementation Date
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CP1516: New Interconnector Fuel Type Categories: ElecLink & IFA2

New Interconnector Fuel Type Categories: ElecLink & IFA2
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CP1515: Faster Switching

Meter Operator Agents to send Metering System Data to SMRS instead of ECOES for the Faster Switching Programme
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CP1514: Number of register digits for smart Meters

Number of register digits for smart Meters
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CP1513: Inconsistencies in BSCP601, CoP3 and CoP5

Updates removing inconsistencies within and between BSCP601, CoP3 and CoP5
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CP1512: Improving the format of BSCP11 forms

Improving the format of BSCP11 forms
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CP1511: Configurable Items

Clarification of BSCP40 definitions and processes
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CP1510: Allow the online management of registrations, Market Entry and Market Exit

Allow the online management of registrations, Market Entry and Market Exit
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CP1509: Amend BSCP503 to add new recipients of the D0355 data flow

Amend BSCP503 to add new recipients of the D0355 data flow
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CP1508: Updating standards in the CoPs and BSCP601

Updating references to the British and International Standards within the relevant Code Subsidiary Documents.
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CP1507: Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices

Updates to BSCP520 to align with working practices and UMSUG recommendations
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CP1506: New Interconnector fuel type

New Interconnector fuel type
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