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View Interconnectors exempted from Funding Share BSC Charges

Interconnectors exempted from Funding Share BSC Charges

Given the approval of BSC Modification P396 by Ofgem in March 2020, from 1 December all BSC Trading Parties that are not Interconnectors will have to pay the BSC Funding Share costs that were previously attributed to Interconnectors.

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View BSC Parties receive £1.5m in savings from Elexon

BSC Parties receive £1.5m in savings from Elexon

BSC Trading Parties will be given £1.5m through a reduction in Elexon’s billing over the coming months. This has been driven by a number of cost efficiencies and savings made by the company.

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View COVID-19: Estimation derogations to continue into 2021

COVID-19: Estimation derogations to continue into 2021

Suppliers can continue to provide updated estimates of consumption that reflect changes in usage during periods of lockdown in Settlement for the foreseeable future. 

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View COVID-19: Possible estimation derogation changes after lockdown announced

COVID-19: Possible estimation derogation changes after lockdown announced

See updates regarding estimation derogations during COVID-19.

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View UMS MPANs with 100kW demand to be migrated

UMS MPANs with 100kW demand to be migrated

Unmetered Supplies (UMS) Metering Point Administration Numbers (MPANs) with a maximum demand over 100kW must be migrated to Half-Hourly (HH) settlement; the proposed deadline for this migration is 1 April 2021.

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View Settlement Adjustment after Demand Control Events

Settlement Adjustment after Demand Control Events

A BSC rule change was implemented on 12 October 2020, requiring Elexon to determine whether Settlement Adjustment Processes (SAPs) should be used if a Demand Control Event (DCE) occurs in future.

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View Volume Notification on ‘Long’ Clock Change Day: Sunday 25 October

Volume Notification on ‘Long’ Clock Change Day: Sunday 25 October

There will be 50 Settlement Periods instead of the standard 48 on the ‘long’ clock day change.

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View Virtual Lead Parties could trade in the wholesale market

Virtual Lead Parties could trade in the wholesale market

Elexon is calling for volunteers to join a new Workgroup to assess a Balancing and Settlement Code Modification proposal allowing Virtual Lead Parties to trade electricity from demand-side response (DSR) providers directly in the wholesale electricity market.

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View COVID-19: Estimation derogations ending on 31 December 2020

COVID-19: Estimation derogations ending on 31 December 2020

See updates regarding estimation derogations during COVID-19.

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View Large scale change to Market Domain Data

Large scale change to Market Domain Data

Testing is required to make sure all BSC Parties will be able to load significantly larger Market Domain Data (MDD) and Line Loss Factor (LLF) files after participants provided their views on the potential impacts of adding large numbers of new Line Loss Factor Class Identifiers (LLFCs) – approximately 19,000 – and valid set combinations – approximately 300,000.

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