List of all BSC Modifications

These pages list all Modifications issued since 2010. Modification are raised to introduce changes that would alter any part of the BSC or any CSDs or BSC Systems impacted by the proposed changes.

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P382 – Amendments to the BSC in the event of no-deal Brexit

The Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) contains multiple references to European Union (EU) legislation and bodies. Additionally, it also contains text introduced as a result of implementing various EU legislation. Retaining these references and text following the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) withdrawal from the EU without a deal (‘no-deal Brexit’) would have meant that the BSC would have been technically inaccurate but would have remained operable because of the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018.

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P381: Removal of Quarterly Reports

P381 proposes to remove Section C3.9.1 of the BSC in respect of ‘quarterly reports’. 

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P380 ‘Revision to Replacement Reserve Bid Data submission deadline requirements’

Modifying the P344 wording of BSC Section Q ‘Balancing Services Activities’ to ensure National Grid ESO’s continued compliance with the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) and the Replacement Reserve Implementation Framework (RRIF).

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P379 ‘Multiple Suppliers through Meter Splitting’

Enabling consumers to buy and sell electricity from/to multiple providers through Meter Splitting
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P378 ‘Introduction of a CM Supplier Interim Charge’

Introduction of a CM Supplier Interim Charge
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P377: Amending Gate Closures in Market Index Data

Amending Gate Closure references in Market Index Data to include trades up to the Submission Deadline in the Market Index Data Calculations
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P376 ‘Utilising a Baselining Methodology to set Physical Notifications’

Utilising a Baselining Methodology to set Physical Notifications for Settlement of Applicable Balancing Services
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P375 ‘Settlement of Secondary BM Units using metering behind the site Boundary Point’

Settlement of Secondary BM Units using metering behind the site Boundary Point
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P374: Aligning the BSC with EBGL

Aligning the BSC with the EBGL change process and derogation approach
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P373: Reversal of P297

Reversing the changes relating to Approved Modification P297
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P372: Speeding up the approval process for the publication of BSC data on the BMRS

Speeding up the approval process for the publication of BSC data on the BMRS
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P371 Inclusion of non-BM Fast Reserve actions into the Imbalance Price calculation

Levelling the playing field - Inclusion of Spin-Gen, Non-BM Fast Reserve and Non-Tendered Fast Reserve actions into the calculation of the Imbalance Price and extension of the cash-out price arrangements to Fast Reserve
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P370: Allowing non-BSC Parties to raise Modifications

P370 'Allow the Panel to designate non-BSC Parties to raise Modifications'
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P369: National Grid Legal Separation

P369 proposes to modify the Balancing Settlement Code (BSC) to reflect the creation of a new National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) that is legally separate from National Grid Electricity Transmission Limited (NGET).

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P368: Section Z and PAF Procedures

P368 seeks to amend provisions in the timing and revision of the PAF Procedure documents in order to support the objectives of the Performance Assurance Framework (PAF) Review in delivering a more efficient and effective PAF.

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P367: Removal of SBR and DSBR arrangements

P367 proposes to remove the Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) and Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) arrangements from the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC). 

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P366 Change to Supplier Charge SP08a for hard-to-read sites

P366 proposed amending how Supplier Charge SP08a is applied to Non Half Hourly non-Domestic Meters that are hard-to-read (HTR). It is believed that applying Supplier Charge SP08a to HTR Metering Systems is anti-competitive and limits consumer choice. 

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P365: relates to the Retail Energy Code

Enabling Elexon to tender for the Retail Energy Code (REC)
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P364: Clarifying requirements for registering and maintaining BM Units

P364 will clarify the requirements for configuring and registering Plant and Apparatus in Balancing Mechanism (BM) Units. Specifically where Parties seek to share responsibility for Imports and Export from the same Plant and Apparatus or via the same Boundary Point. It will also clarify the circumstances and requirements for maintaining BM Unit registration details and seeking to re-register BM Units when the configuration of Plant and Apparatus change.

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P363: simplifying registration of new configurations of BM Units

Simplifying the registration of new configurations of BM Units
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