Consultations for all Process, Operational and Credit areas

This page lists all Consultations relating to BSC and code processes, Market Entry and Compliance, and Operations and Settlement. The consultations allow ELEXON to gather feedback from the industry about proposed changes so that any concerns are considered as part of our processes.

This list does not include Change Consultations.

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Consultation for Allocation of a New Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group 21 June 2019

Summary

ELEXON has received a new GSP registration application from the Transmission Company.  National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) is connecting a new GSP at Islington, which will form a connection between the existing High Voltage 400kV substation at Highbury and the UK Power Networks Distribution System in the London region.  This new GSP will be known as Holloway/Islington (GSP_HOLL_1).

The Transmission Company propose that GSP HOLL_1 is allocated to the London (_C) GSP Group.

Responses

If you have any views on the allocation of the above GSP to the London GSP Group, please respond using the consultation response form, and send to bm.unit@elexon.co.uk by 17:00 on 5 July 2019.

Your response should be titled Holloway/Islington GSP Registration.

P350: Methodology for Load Periods and Sample Settlement Periods Consultation 19 June 2019

Summary

Modification P350 ‘Introduction of a seasonal Zonal Transmission Losses scheme’ introduced a Transmission Loss Factor (TLF) for each TLF Zone and BSC Season, so transmission losses can be allocated on a geographical basis. P350 went live on 1 April 2018.

This Consultation details the proposed methodology for setting Load Periods and Sample Settlement Periods to be used in the derivation of Zonal TLFs, as required by the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC).

Response

We encourage you to respond to this consultation using the consultation pro-forma. The consultation period will end on Friday 5 July 2019 at 17:00. Please return responses to: market.operations@elexon.co.uk.

At the end of the consultation period, ELEXON will consider all responses and, if required, update the methodology accordingly. The methodology, along with all consultation responses, will be presented to the Imbalance Settlement Group (ISG) meeting next month to request approval of both the methodology and actual LPs and SSPs.

Upon approval, ELEXON will publish the actual LPs and SSPs on the website on or before 31 August 2019. 

Use of unused BSC provisions consultation

Summary

ELEXON would like to understand current industry views on certain unused or redundant provisions in the BSC. We are interested in views on whether some or all of the obligations mentioned in this consultation should remain in the BSC.

The consideration to remove unused provisions came about as part of our continued focus on the efficiency of the Code, as well as through our preparations for the Foundation Programme.

The consultation is to discover industry opinion on removing unused or expired provisions from the BSC.

Response

Please email responses to  using the response form below by 17:00 Friday 5 July 2019.

DWG’s consultation on transitioning to Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement

Summary

The DWG has developed its approach for transitioning from the current Settlement arrangements to the Target Operating Model (TOM) for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS).

This consultation is your opportunity to comment on the transition approach as developed by the DWG, before Ofgem makes the final decision whether to approve it.

MHHS is a fundamental reform that will affect both existing and future participants in the energy market. The DWG therefore encourages views from all stakeholders.

Responses

Please email responses to dwgsecretary@elexon.co.uk using the response form by 08:00 on 8 July 2019.

Further information

You can find more information about the DWG on the Design Working Group page of our website.

Credit Assessment Price consultation: 4 March 2019

Summary

Following a decrease in forward market prices, a Credit Assessment Price (CAP) review was triggered. We have issued a consultation paper on the value of the Credit Assessment Price.

We propose to decrease the value of CAP to £49/MWh from the last notified CAP value of £56/MWh.

Response

Trading Parties can comment on this consultation using the consultation proforma. Please send your responses to Credit.Committee@elexon.co.uk by 17:00 on 12 March 2019.

Background information

ELEXON has produced a set of data visualisation graphs that show the reference CAP and the live CAP and are used by ELEXON to support the regular CAP Review process.

DWG’s preferred TOM for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement consultation

Summary

On 15 February 2019, Ofgem published the Design Working Group’s (DWG’s) report on its preferred Target Operating Model (TOM) for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS).

This consultation is your opportunity to comment on the DWG’s preferred TOM, before Ofgem decides whether to approve it. 

MHHS is a fundamental reform which will impact both existing and future participants in the energy market. The DWG therefore encourages views from all stakeholders.

Responses

Please email responses to dwgsecretary@elexon.co.uk using the response form by 17:00 on 15 March 2019.

Further information

You can find more information about the DWG on the Design Working Group page of our website.

Credit Assessment Price (CAP) consultation: 4 February 2019

Summary

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on decreasing the CAP to £56/MWh from the last agreed value of £68/MWh.

ELEXON has produced a set of data visualisation graphs that show the reference CAP and the live CAP and are used by ELEXON to support the regular CAP Review process.

Response

Please email responses to Credit.committee@elexon.co.uk using the pro-forma below by 17:00 Tuesday 12 February 2019.

Risk Operating Plan (ROP) 2019/20 Consultation

Summary

This consultation sets out ELEXON’s proposed plan to mitigate Settlement Risks in 2019/20. ELEXON asks that respondents review the Risk Operating Plan (ROP) 2019/20, and to submit any comments to to Ryan.Dale@elexon.co.uk by 22 February 2019. 

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board (PAB) meeting on Thursday 28 March 2019.

Webinar 

ELEXON hosted an education webinar on 12 February to help you respond to this Risk Operating Plan consultation.

Risk Operating Plan webinar from ELEXON on Vimeo.

Risk Evaluation Register (RER) 2019/20 Industry Consultation

Summary

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Register 2019/20, and to submit any comments to ryan.dale@elexon.co.uk by 21 December 2018.

We are proposing a revised Risk Evaluation Register in line with Performance Assurance Framework Review. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 31 January 2019. No response will be taken to mean that you agree to the proposed changes.

This Risk Evaluation Register represents a key deliverable in the Performance Assurance Framework Review and outlines a new approach to evaluating risk following our newly approved Risk Evaluation Methodology

We are keen to ensure that you hear about these changes and understand the impact they may have on BSC Parties. With this in mind ELEXON have produced a Risk Evaluation Supplimentary Information document for each risk in the Risk Evaluation Register, these can be accessed here.

Webinar

To help you respond to this consultation, we will host an education webinar on 11th December at  10:00am to provide an overview of the new register, and offer participants the opportunity to ask questions. 
 
Recommended attendees for these seminars would be all Performance Assurance Parties, in particular any persons in Compliance, Risk or Operational Settlement roles.

Please register here if you would like to attend the webinar.

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