Unmetered Supplies User Group (UMSUG)

Remote Meetings

Events relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are changing on a daily basis. We took an early decision to base all of our staff at home as a means of continuing our service uninterrupted, and to help in efforts to stop the spread of the virus. Consequently, for the time being, we will no longer be hosting meetings at our London office, though we will continue to provide our services as normal.

Please read through our guidance with respect to forthcoming meetings which will be hosted remotely for the foreseeable future. Your meeting host will be in contact with you to ensure all necessary arrangements are in place to hold meetings virtually.

Clearly the specific advice we are referencing here may change so we ask all committee members and stakeholders to ensure they keep up to date on advice from the Government and we will also update our procedures, and notify you, as appropriate.

For further information please visit the Public Health England website.


About the UMSUG

The UMSUG is an impartial expert advisory group to the Supplier Volume Allocation Group (SVG) on matters relating to the BSC’s Unmetered Supplies (UMS) arrangements.

Its areas of consideration include the operation of UMS within Settlement as described by BSCP520 ‘Unmetered Supplies Registered in SMRS’, the Unmetered Supplies Operational Information Document (OID) (including Charge Codes) and any other UMS issues as directed by the SVG.  The UMSUG has no decision-making powers but makes recommendations to the SVG.

The UMSUG meets as required by the level of business and subject to the SVG’s approval.

For more details, see the UMSUG Terms of Reference to the right of this webpage.

If you would like more information regarding UMSUG meetings or attendance, please contact [email protected].

If you are an equipment manufacturer seeking information on the application process/requirements for UMS Charge Codes, please see our Charge Codes and Switch Regimes webpage or email [email protected].


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