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25 June 2015
The Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) changes to support Energy Intensive Industry (EII) for Electricity Market Reform (EMR) will be implemented as part of the June 2015 Release, today Thursday 25 June 2015.
This supports The Electricity Supplier Obligations (Amendment & Excluded Electricity) Regulations 2015 that came into force on 1 April 2015 to introduce the EII and green excluded electricity policy.
- The EII policy is designed to exempt eligible EIIs from a proportion of CFD payments. The earliest the EII exemptions can apply will be the 1 October 2015.
- Green excluded electricity policy is designed to exempt eligible imported renewable electricity from contributing to the costs of CFDs, specifically a Supplier’s CFD period contribution.
Who does this impact?
The Electricity Supplier Obligations (Amendment & Excluded Electricity) Regulations 2015 places obligations on Suppliers.
The changes to the BSC and the DTC will impact:
- Half Hourly Data Aggregators
This will also be of interest to EIIs.
What changes will be implemented to the BSC for EII?
These are the BSC Sections and Code Subsidiary Documents (CSDs) impacted:
- Section F – Modification Procedures
- Section K – Classification and Registration of Metering Systems and BM Units
- Section S – Supplier Volume Allocation
- Section X – Annex X-1 – General Glossary
- BSCP503: Half Hourly Data Aggregation for SVA Metering Systems Registered in SMRS
You can find the redlined BSC changes for DECC’s EII policy on the ELEXON website.