P389 Resolution of Capacity Market and Balancing Mechanism registration conflicts

P389 will delete BSC Section K paragraph 3.1.8(b) in order to remove conflict between the BSC and Capacity Market rules

Current Status

Submission
Initial Written Assessment
Assessment Procedure
Report Phase
With Authority
Awaiting Implementation
Implemented

Summary

There is a conflict between the rules in the Balance and Settlement Code (BSC) and the Capacity Market (CM) rules regarding how Balancing Mechanism (BM) Units are registered. Removing this conflict from the BSC will clarify the arrangements and ensure BSC Parties remain compliant with both the BSC and CM rules.

Progression

P389 was raised on 1 August 2019 with a recommendation to go straight to Report Phase. The Initial Written Assessment was presented to the Panel on 8 August 2019. The Panel agreed that P389 should proceed to the Report Phase and initially recommended that P389 be approved.

The Report Phase Consultation was issued on 9 August until Friday 23 August 2019 (see below).

Next Events

The Report Phase consultation was issued on 9 August with responses requested by 5pm on Friday 23 August 2019.

The draft Modification Report will be presented to the Panel on 12 September when the Panel will determine whether to approve P389.

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