About the Insights Solution service

Glossary

The Insights Solution replaces the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS), providing a richer, more up to date and detailed data service.

Switching off BMRS

Elexon has now replaced the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) datasets and capabilities to the Insights Solution.  

The BMRS TIBCO Service was switched off on 31 March 2024, and all the other BMRS endpoints (the website, APIs and the Data Push Service) were switched off on 31 May 2024.

The Insights Solution replaced the legacy BMRS application and fulfil Elexon’s obligation under the BSC to act as the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Agent (BMRA) by collecting, displaying and providing wholesale market data. 

Stages of the Insights Solution roll out

Steps that have taken place to switching off the BMRS.

February 2024

Availability of all BMRS datasets on Insights Solution

Mid March 2024

Completion of data engineering

31 March 2024

Switching off TIBCO service

End of March 2024 until the end of April 2024

Parallel run of the Insights Solution and BMRS 

 31 May 2024

Switch off BMRS 

Insights Real-Time Information Service (IRIS)

IRIS is a near real-time, free, publicly available push service for accessing Insights Solution data. Watch our video to find out how to use the service.

Video Published: February 2024

Help and support

If you have any questions about the Insights Solution  or you need any help in setting up the IRIS. Please get in touch with our analysis and insights team ([email protected]). 

We will continue to introduce new features and functionality to the Insights Solution, if you want to be part of this, join our Data & Reporting user group.

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