IT notices: Planned National Grid ESO BSAD Outage

What is happening?

National Grid ESO (NGESO) has informed us that there will be a planned outage on their application which sends Balancing Services Adjustment Data (BSAD) to the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) on Wednesday 16 December 2020 between 11:40 (GMT) to 13:40 (GMT).

How will I be affected?

During this downtime, NETBSAD and DISBSAD files will not be published on the BMRS website, APIs, Data Push Service and TIBCO. The indicative System Prices published on BMRS may not be accurate between these times.

Non BM STOR data will not be published on the BMRS website during the outage.

Once the outages are completed the files will be reprocessed.

Do I need to take any further action?

No, however any BSC Parties with 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”.


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