IT notices: National Grid ESO Information Provision outage

National Grid ESO have informed us that there will be a planned outage on the Information Provision (IP) between 18:00 and 19:30 on 18 November 2020.

The IP system publishes Balancing Services Adjustment Data (NETBSAD and DISBSAD) to Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS).

How will I be impacted?

During this downtime, NETBSAD and DISBSAD files will not be published on the:

  • BMRS website
  • APIs
  • Data Push Service

The indicative System Prices published on BMRS may not be accurate between these times.

Once the outages are completed the files will be reprocessed.

Do I need to take further action?

No, however any BSC Parties having questions for National Grid regarding this planned outage should phone 0800 917 7111 or 0800 085 4806. Overseas callers should use +44 870 521 6121 and quote “NETA EDT”.

If you have any questions regarding impact on Settlement calculations or processes then please contact the BSC Service Desk.


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