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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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View Consultation on the Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) Review

Consultation on the Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) Review

The Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) has been reviewed to ensure that the Market Index Data used to calculate the reverse price is providing a reasonable reflection of the price of wholesale electricity in the short term market.

The Imbalance Settlement Group (ISG) is seeking views from the industry on the suitability of the current Individual Liquidity Threshold, Timeband weightings and Product weightings as defined in the MIDS.

If you would like to respond, please complete the proforma and send it to [email protected] by Wednesday 11 September 2013. The ISG will consider all the consultation responses at its September meeting where a final recommendation will be made to the BSC Panel.

View 2013 Review of GSP Group Correction Scaling Weights

2013 Review of GSP Group Correction Scaling Weights

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on revised Grid Supply Point (GSP) Group Correction Scaling Weights based on updated analysis of errors in the Non Half hourly and Half Hourly markets.

GSP Group Correction is the mechanism that adjusts Suppliers’ Metered Volumes in each GSP Group so that they, in aggregate, match the GSP Group Take.

It is proposed that the revised GSP Group Correction Scaling Weights be implemented on 1 April 2014. Parties are invited to review the analysis and its findings and provide comments to Elexon.

Please return your responses to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 13 September 2013.

They will be presented to the Supplier Volume Allocation Group (SVG) for consideration.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Justin Andrews on 020 7380 4345.

View Credit Assessment Price consultation

Credit Assessment Price consultation

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on increasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £58/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change to the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Beth Connew on 020 7380 4189 or [email protected].

View Consultation for Allocation of a number of New Grid Supply Points (GSPs) to GSP Groups

Consultation for Allocation of a number of New Grid Supply Points (GSPs) to GSP Groups

Elexon has received applications from the Transmission Company for new GSPs at Berryburn (GSP_BERB), Fetteresso (GSP_FETT), St Asaph (GSP_SASA), Stoke Bardolph (GSP_SBAR) and Tynemouth (GSP_TYNE).

The Transmission Company Proposed that these are allocated to the following GSP Groups: North Scotland (_P) GSP Group for GSP_BERB and  GSP_FETT; SP MANWEB (_D) GSP Group  for GSP_SASA-; East Midlands (_B) GSP Group for GSP_SBAR-; and North Eastern (_F) GSP Group for GSP_TYNE.

If you have any views on the allocation of these GSPs to GSP Groups, please respond using the consultation response form and send to [email protected] by 5pm on Thursday 15 August 2013. You can use the response form to respond to any of the applications.

View Risk Evaluation Register 2014/15 for Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Register 2014/15 for Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Register 2014/15, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 29 August 2013.

View Consultation for Allocation of a New Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group

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

Elexon has received notification of a new GSP registration application from the Transmission Company. Scottish Power are constructing a new Grid Supply Point in Glasgow City Centre, to be known as Finnieston GSP. The Transmission Company propose that GSP_FINN is allocated to the South Scotland (_N) GSP Group. Respondents’ views are sought when assessing the GSP_FINN (Finnieston) GSP Registration.

View Risk Evaluation Methodology (REM) 2014/15 Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Methodology (REM) 2014/15 Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Methodology 2014/15, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 26 April 2013.

View Draft BSCCo Business Plan 2013-14

Draft BSCCo Business Plan 2013-14

We would like your feedback on our Business Plan for 2013-14.

The Business Plan is in two parts:

1. A Business Strategy describing our priorities and major activities; and
2. An Annual Budget setting out the associated costs

Please email your responses to [email protected] by Wednesday 23 January 2013.

If you would like to talk to us about our Business Plan, please contact Victoria Moxham at [email protected] or on 020 7380 4166.

View Delivering Settlement Reform – A consultation on the review project & invitation to seminar

Delivering Settlement Reform – A consultation on the review project & invitation to seminar

At the end of July Ofgem asked the BSC Panel to provide them with a report by the end of this year setting out how the Panel and industry could undertake a review and reform of the Settlement arrangements (Supplier Volume Allocation) in support of Ofgem’s Smarter Markets work. Ofgem will decide how it wishes the work to proceed early next year.

Elexon is developing the report in conjunction with an advisory group. We have issued a consultation seeking views on the approach, scope, design, risks, issues and deliverables from such a review. Responses are invited by 9 November.

If you have any questions or we would like to receive a copy of the consultation, please contact [email protected] speak to David Jones on 020 7380 4213

 

View Smart Meter Technical Details Consultation

Smart Meter Technical Details Consultation

This consultation seeks feedback on changes to responsibilities for maintaining and distributing Meter Technical Details for Smart Meters. Please send your responses to [email protected] by 26 October 2012.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Jon Spence ([email protected]) on 020 7380 4313 or Steve Francis ([email protected]) on 020 7380 4038.

View Risk Operating Plan 2013/14 Consultation

Risk Operating Plan 2013/14 Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Operating Plan (ROP) 2013/14, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board (PAB) meeting on 29 November 2012.

If you have any questions on this document please contact Melinda Anderson on 020 7380 4019.

View Consultation on the Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) Review

Consultation on the Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) Review

The MIDS has been reviewed to ensure that the Market Index Data used to calculate the reverse price is providing a reasonable reflection of the price of wholesale electricity in the short term market.

The Imbalance Settlement Group (ISG) is seeking views from the industry on the suitability of including the Overnight product in the MIDS and/or giving a ‘0’ weighting to timeband 6 (i.e. excluding the trades between in timeband 6).

The consultation has been published on the Elexon Website. If you would like to respond, please complete the proforma and send it to Oliver Xing by Tuesday 18 September 2012. The ISG will consider all the consultation responses at its September meeting where a final recommendation will be made to the BSC Panel.

View Credit Assessment Price Consultation: August 2012 [Closed]

Credit Assessment Price Consultation: August 2012 [Closed]

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on increasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £52/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change to the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Jon Spence on 020 7380 4313 or [email protected].

View Consultation on BSC Services Manager Contract Principles

Consultation on BSC Services Manager Contract Principles

The Elexon Board invites you to respond to this consultation to express your views on the Initial BSC Services Manager Contract Principles and to provide further views on the areas discussed in the Contract Framework Document. For more information and associated documentation, visit the Separating Elexon from its role as the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) page of our website.

View Risk Evaluation Register 2013/14 for Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Register 2013/14 for Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Register 2013/14, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 23 August 2012.

View Consultation on BSC Services Manager service description

Consultation on BSC Services Manager service description

Before BSCCo may consider outsourcing some or all BSC services to a new BSC Agent, a new Service Description defining the services to be provided by the new BSC Agent must be produced and approved. It is intended this Service Description will capture all services currently provided by Elexon Ltd (BSCCo).

In anticipation of any outsourcing decision, and subject to Authority approval of Modification P284, the BSC Panel is seeking views as to whether the proposed Service Description appropriately captures all of the services that are currently provided by Elexon.

View Consultation for Allocation of a New Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group

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

Section K1.8 of the Code states that the Panel may consider revising the GSPs comprised in a Group of GSPs (including the establishment of a Group of GSPs):

  • Where a new GSP Point is commissioned or an existing GSP Point is decommissioned; or
  • Where the Panel consider it appropriate to do so.

As part of a 132kV Switchgear change at Walpole S/S, National Grid and the affected LDSOs are taking the opportunity to regularise the connection arrangement whereby supplies to two LDSO Networks are currently the subject of a difference metering scheme. (Metering Dispensation D:106).  This involves the registration of a ‘new’ GSPs, and the eventual de-registration of existing Distribution System Connection Point II_WALPB1.

Appendix A shows the ‘before’ and ‘after’ scenarios.

The Transmission Company propose that GSP WALP_B is allocated to the East Midlands (_B) GSP Group.

View Consultation for Allocation of a New Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group

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

Section K1.8 of the Code states that the Panel may consider revising the GSPs comprised in a Group of GSPs (including the establishment of a Group of GSPs):

  • Where a new GSP Point is commissioned or an existing GSP Point is decommissioned; or
  • Where the Panel consider it appropriate to do so.

Scottish Power are constructing a new Grid Supply Point in East Glasgow, to be known as Dalmarnock GSP.

The Transmission Company propose that GSP DALM3 is allocated to the South Scotland (_N) GSP Group.

View Profiling and Settlement Review Group Consultation on Dynamic Switching

Profiling and Settlement Review Group Consultation on Dynamic Switching

We are seeking views on what changes to BSC arrangements are likely to be needed to accommodate dynamic switching once smart meters with load switching capabilities have been rolled out and the current Radio Teleswitch Service (RTS) infrastructure is no longer available.

The consultation also seeks to establish what load/meters are currently being switched dynamically, by whom and for what purposes.

View Risk Evaluation Methodology (REM) 2013/14 Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Methodology (REM) 2013/14 Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Methodology 2013/14, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 26 April 2012.

View Consultation for Allocation of a New GSP to a GSP Group

Consultation for Allocation of a New GSP to a GSP Group

As part of a 132kV Switchgear change at Littlebrook S/S, National Grid and the affected LDSO are taking the opportunity to regularise the connection arrangement whereby supplies to two LDSO Networks and Littlebrook Power Station Supplies are currently the subject of a difference metering scheme. (Metering Dispensation D:32). This involves the registration of 2 ‘new’ GSPs, and the de-registration of existing GSP_LITT_1 and Distribution System Connection Point II_DARTFORD_C.

View Credit Assessment Price Consultation: January 2012

Credit Assessment Price Consultation: January 2012

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on decreasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £47/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change in the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Ian Scougal on 020 7380 4131 or [email protected].

View Draft BSCCo Business Plan 2012-13

Draft BSCCo Business Plan 2012-13

We would like your feedback on our Business Plan for 2012-13.

The Business Plan is in two parts:

  1. A Business Strategy describing our priorities and major activities
  2. An Annual Budget setting out the associated costs

Please email your responses to [email protected] by Tuesday 17 January 2012.

If you would like to talk to us about our Business Plan, please contact David Jones at [email protected] or on 020 7380 4213.

View Credit Assessment Price Consultation – November 2011

Credit Assessment Price Consultation – November 2011

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on decreasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £52/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change in the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions regarding this consultation please contact Ian Scougal on 020 7380 4131 or [email protected]

View Risk Operating Plan 2012/13 – Industry Consultation

Risk Operating Plan 2012/13 – Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Operating Plan (ROP) 2012/13, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board (PAB) meeting on 24 November 2011.

View Proposed Change to the Credit Assessment Price

Proposed Change to the Credit Assessment Price

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on increasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £59/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change in the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions regarding this consultation please contact Ian Scougal on 020 7380 4131 or [email protected]

View Proposed Scaling Weights for GSP Group Correction

Proposed Scaling Weights for GSP Group Correction

This consultation document invites Market Participants to comment on a proposed change to the GSP Group Correction Scaling Weights. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Market Index Definition Statement Review 2011

Market Index Definition Statement Review 2011

This consultation document has been issued following the annual review of the Market Index Definition statement. The ISG is seeking respondents’ views on possible changes to the MIDS.

View Walney 2 GSP Registration Consultation

Walney 2 GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Sheringham Shoal GSP Registration Consultation

Sheringham Shoal GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Ormonde GSP Registration Consultation

Ormonde GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Profiling and Settlement Review Group Cost Benefit Analysis PCs 1 to 4

Profiling and Settlement Review Group Cost Benefit Analysis PCs 1 to 4

We are seeking views on the proposal of mandating Half Hourly settlement for customers in Profile Classes 1-4 from a future date. The consultation also proposes that Non Half Hourly settlement will be discontinued at some point in the future. It will inform the cost benefit analysis work and help identify the benefits and barriers to our customers settling volumes of energy on a Half-Hourly basis as Smart (or Advanced) meters are installed for customers in Profile Classes 1-4.

View BRMS Zones Review Report

BRMS Zones Review Report

The purpose of this consulation is to invite responses to the BMRS Zones Review Report.

View Risk Evaluation Register 2012/13 Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Register 2012/13 Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Register 2012/13, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 25 August 2011.

View Credit Assessment Price Consultation: March 2011

Credit Assessment Price Consultation: March 2011

This consultation seeks respondents’ views on increasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £60/MWh.

CAP is used in the Credit Cover calculation and a change in the value of CAP can ultimately affect the amount of Credit Cover that a Party is required to lodge.

Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Credit Committee.

If you have any questions about this consultation please contact Ian Scougal on 020 7380 4131 or [email protected].

View Thanet GSP Registration Consultation

Thanet GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Gunfleet Sands GSP Registration Consultation

Gunfleet Sands GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Barrow GSP Registration Consultation

Barrow GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Robin Rigg GSP Registration Consultation

Robin Rigg GSP Registration Consultation

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the allocation of a new Grid Supply Point (GSP) to a GSP Group. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the SVG.

View Risk Evaluation Methodology Consultation

Risk Evaluation Methodology Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Methodology 2012/13, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 31 March 2011.

View Business Plan Consultation

Business Plan Consultation

We would really like your feedback on our Business Plan for 2011-12.

Please email your responses to [email protected] by Friday 21 January 2011.

If you’d like to talk to us about our Business Plan, please call Gareth Forrester on 020 7380 4159.

View Risk Operating Plan 2011/2012 Consultation

Risk Operating Plan 2011/2012 Consultation

We invite you to respond to the consultation on the Risk Operating Plan (ROP) for 2011/12 (the proposed amendments can be found in Section 2 of the ROP). Elexon will present the consultation responses to the PAB at its meeting on Thursday 28 October 2010. At this meeting the PAB, with delegated authority from the Panel, will approve the ROP 2011/12 (subject to any changes it deems necessary).

Please email your completed response to [email protected] by 17 September 2010.

View Profiling and Settlement Review Impact Assessment

Profiling and Settlement Review Impact Assessment

This Impact Assessment underpins a Cost Benefit Analysis that forms part of our Profiling and Settlement Review. We want to identify the benefits and barriers to our customers as Advanced, Half-Hourly-capable metering systems become available for Profile Classes 5-8. What we learn from this consultation will also position us to help our customers as they prepare for Smart metering.

View Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) 2010 Review

Market Index Definition Statement (MIDS) 2010 Review

This consultation document seeks respondents’ views on the ISG’s initial recommendations relating to the Review of the Market Index Definition Statement.

View Risk Evaluation Register 2018/19 for Industry Consultation

Risk Evaluation Register 2018/19 for Industry Consultation

This consultation asks respondents to review the Risk Evaluation Register 2018/19, and to submit any comments to [email protected]. Responses to this consultation will be presented to the Performance Assurance Board meeting on 27 July 2017.

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