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View Smaller generators can now be paid for providing system restoration services

Smaller generators can now be paid for providing system restoration services

Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Manager, has implemented a change to the BSC so that smaller, distribution-connected generators that are not BSC Parties are treated the same as larger generators for payments under the BSC if system restoration services are needed.

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View Elexon to administer a support scheme to grow the green economy

Elexon to administer a support scheme to grow the green economy

Source: Elexon Corporate Website

From this month (April 2024) Elexon will be administering a new scheme for around 340 energy intensive industries in Great Britain, to compensate them for the cost of network charges on their electricity bills.

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View CP1594 CP Consultation relating to older metering communication types

CP1594 CP Consultation relating to older metering communication types

Older metering communication types are quickly becoming redundant and are being replaced by newer communication types. Elexon are proposing to create an approvals process to allow for the managed end dating of older technologies, such as Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), Circuit Switched Data (CSD) and subsequently 2G.

View Elexon’s final 2024/25 business plan is now live

Elexon’s final 2024/25 business plan is now live

Source: Elexon Corporate Website
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View Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement Qualification documents submitted for approval

Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement Qualification documents submitted for approval

Elexon and the Retail Energy Code (REC) are submitting three Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS) Qualification Documents to their respective Performance Assurance Boards (PAB) for approval. The documents will go to the REC PAB on Tuesday 26 March, and the BSC PAB on Thursday 28 March.

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View Treatment of Volume Notifications on the ‘short’ clock change day 31 March 2024

Treatment of Volume Notifications on the ‘short’ clock change day 31 March 2024

UK time changes on Sunday 31 March 2024 from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)/Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to British Summer Time (BST) at 01:00 (GMT). This will result in a ‘short’ day as the clocks go forward an hour.

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View An update on CP1589 ‘Change the number of characters used to specify Market Participant Role Codes in MDD’

An update on CP1589 ‘Change the number of characters used to specify Market Participant Role Codes in MDD’

CP1589 ‘Change the number of characters used to specify Market Participant Role Codes in the Market Domain Data’ will now go for decision following the Market-wide Half-Hourly Settlement (MHHS) decision for Change Request (CR) CR041 ‘Change the format of Market Participant Role Code from Char(1) to Char(2)’.

CR041 was issued for impact assessment on 10 January 2024 and will close on 24 January 2024.

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View Settlement error identified in GSP Group _G

Settlement error identified in GSP Group _G

Elexon has identified an error in Settlement volumes attributed to a windfarm located in GSP Group _G.

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View Indicative Settlement Price data now available on the Insights Solution

Indicative Settlement Price data now available on the Insights Solution

Elexon has completed the migration of all Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service (BMRS) datasets and functionalities that were in scope to be built onto the Insights Solution platform.

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View Migrating non-half hourly unmetered supplies metering systems to MHHS

Migrating non-half hourly unmetered supplies metering systems to MHHS

Elexon is working to smooth the path to Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS) implementation by supporting Parties that need to migrate more than 30,000 Non-Half Hourly unmetered supplies metering systems to MHHS.

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View Consultation: decreasing CAP to £62 from 7 March 2024

Consultation: decreasing CAP to £62 from 7 March 2024

This page gives details of a consultation on decreasing the Credit Assessment Price (CAP) to £62 from 7 March 2024. This two-day consultation will close at 17:00 on 21 February 2024.

View Consultation on MHHS Qualification Assessment Document

Consultation on MHHS Qualification Assessment Document

The Qualification Assessment Document (QAD) sets out the information and evidence that all Suppliers, Supplier Agents, MEMs, and LDSOs are required to provide to BSC and REC Code Bodies so that they can be MHHS Qualified to operate the new arrangements.

View Elexon’s response to Ofgem Consultation on Market Facilitator delivery body

Elexon’s response to Ofgem Consultation on Market Facilitator delivery body

Source: Elexon Corporate Website
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View Submission of Generation and Demand Capacity (GC/DC) for the Spring 2024 BSC Season

Submission of Generation and Demand Capacity (GC/DC) for the Spring 2024 BSC Season

The Spring BSC Season begins on 1 March 2024. The deadline for submitting your GC and DC values for the Season is 15 February 2024.

Even if the values are identical to the last BSC Season you need to submit values for the new Season.

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View MHHS: Pre-Qualification Submission Window Open

MHHS: Pre-Qualification Submission Window Open

The pre-qualification submission window for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement (MHHS) participation has been opened today (5 February) and final submissions must be provided by 26 April 2024.  

Non-System Integration Testing (SIT) Suppliers, Supplier Agents and Meter Equipment Managers, New Entrant LDSO Programme Participants are required to provide a Pre-Qualification Submission for MHHS Qualification.

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View Risk Operating Plan 2024/25 consultation

Risk Operating Plan 2024/25 consultation

We invite you to comment on the Risk Operating Plan (ROP) for 2024/25. The ROP provides an overview of planned activities undertaken by the Performance Assurance Administrator (PAA) as part of the Performance Assurance annual cycle.

View Respond to Ofgem’s consultation on licence conditions and changes to the BSC to implement Elexon’s new ownership arrangements

Respond to Ofgem’s consultation on licence conditions and changes to the BSC to implement Elexon’s new ownership arrangements

The Future System Operator (FSO) will be established in 2024 and will be called the National Energy System Operator (NESO). As a result, Elexon will move away from being under National Grid ESO ownership and in future will operate under a ‘federated model’ ownership arrangement. Ofgem are asking for your views on licence conditions and changes to the BSC to support the implementation of the new ownership agreements.

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View Elexon Insight: The key to unlocking the future of local flexibility

Elexon Insight: The key to unlocking the future of local flexibility

Source: Elexon Corporate Website
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View Enhancing our customer enquiry processes using Elexon Support

Enhancing our customer enquiry processes using Elexon Support

In our recent customer feedback survey, a number of customers expressed the need for a more efficient and streamlined process to submit and track enquiries and concerns related to the BSC and its services.

We’ve taken this feedback on board and have been working on an enquiry management tool called Elexon Support. Elexon Support will provide you with a centralised platform to easily manage your interactions with us.

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