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How can I monitor my Credit Cover Percentage?

You can set up bespoke Credit Cover Percentage (CCP) email alerts on the Elexon Portal? This service will notify you when your CCP exceeds or falls below a certain percentage. […]
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How is the CAP value set?

The process for reviewing and setting the CAP is defined in the CAP Review guidance document. On the first day of the week, Elexon calculates a reference price derived from […]
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How does a change of CAP affect me?

A change in CAP affects the first five working days of the Credit Cover Percentage (CCP) calculation, known as Credit Assessment Energy Indebtedness (CEI). The CEI is calculated in MWh […]
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Where can I find CAP data?

The current and previous values of the CAP can be found on the Elexon Portal.
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What is CAP and how is it used?

The Credit Assessment Price (CAP) is used in the calculation of Trading Parties’ Credit Cover Percentage. It is a notional price of 1 MWh of energy that is used in […]
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How will Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) impact Credit Cover Percentage?

The Credit Cover Percentage (CCP) calculation uses Credit Assessment Price as a price estimate for the first five working days, which prevents an immediate impact. If System Prices are significantly high, […]
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Will System Prices reach £3,000/MWh if Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) is used?

The System Price will not automatically reach £3,000 if SBR is used and could be higher or lower. The SBR action will be treated as an energy balancing action in […]
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How does Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) affect Settlement?

Although users will see System Operator warnings on the Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS), the  System Price calculation on the BMRS will not include SBR actions with the correct price. The SBR actions will […]
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Where can I find Unmetered Supplies (UMS) Charge Codes?

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What are Category 1 Configurable Items?

Category 1 documents are defined in BSCP40 and can only be changed by a Change Proposal or a Modification, these documents are: Balancing and Settlement Code Procedures (BSCPs); Business Definition Documents […]
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