List of News & Events
This page lists all of the news articles we have produced over the last year. Any news articles older than 1 year are removed from the website as they will have concluded their designated lifecycle. Please contact us if you are looking for specific information on any subjects we have covered.
We support Energy Data Taskforce’s view on freely available data
ELEXON welcomes the findings of the Energy Data Taskforce report (published today) on how data can help unlock opportunities so that consumers benefit from the moves to a smarter, lower carbon energy system.
Participate in consultation on transition to Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement
The Design Working Group (DWG) would like your views on its approach for transitioning from the current Settlement arrangements to the Target Operating Model (TOM) for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS). Development of the transition approach forms part of Ofgem’s Significant Code Review (SCR) on Electricity Settlement Reform.
Update on the data on coal-free period of 18 days
Britain experienced it’s longest ever coal-free period of 18 days and 6 hours from 17 May to 4 June 2019. ELEXON’s Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) is the key data source you can use to see how electricity was been generated over this period. You can also receive free, near real time updates on key trends in the electricity sector.
Questions and answers on TERRE and Wider Access
We have compliled a number of questions and answers about participating in the TERRE and wider access arrangements. These are not exhaustive but will go some way in explaining key facts that will help you understand how the new arrangements will impact interested companies.
ELEXON fully supports simplifying energy codes
ELEXON has published its views on how energy codes could be simplified and consolidated into just three codes to govern the whole energy sector.
Focus of 2019/20 Technical Assurance Agent specific sample audit
This year’s Technical Assurance Agent (TAA) specific sample audit starts from late July 2019 and we are helping BSC customers prepare for inspections. In the 2019/20 audit year, the TAA specific sample audit will focus on CoP 1 and CoP 2 Metering Systems.
ELEXON supports Government’s £4m flexibility exchange competition
ELEXON is offering advice and support to projects that win Government funding to trial exchanges where consumers trade unused electricity. This is part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s interest to develop flexibility exchanges which are marketplaces bringing together multiple buyers and sellers of energy system flexibility.
DWG consultation reconfirms its preferred Target Operating Model
The ELEXON-led Design Working Group (DWG) ran a consultation on its preferred Target Operating Model (TOM) for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS) during February and March. We received 23 public responses, which the DWG discussed at its 26 March meeting.
Decision postponed on Modification P382 preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit
The Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Panel has decided to postpone a decision on whether to implement Modification P382: Amendments to the BSC in the event of no-deal Brexit until its 10 October meeting at the latest.
2019/20 BSCCo Business Plan places you at the front of our decisions
The newly published 2019/20 BSCCo Business Plan sets out our achievements throughout 2018 and our plans going forward. The plan also details the budgeted costs for 2019/20 in support of our strategy.