Capacity Market

Interim solution exempting electricity supplied to Licensed Generators or Storage Facilities from paying EMR levies and charges

On 22 November 2018, EMRS issued EMR Circular 170 on behalf of Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) and Electricity Settlements Company (ESC), to inform Suppliers that the BSC Panel has approved LCCC’s proposed interim solution…

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Suspension of the Capacity Market

On the 6 December 2018, the Energy Minister Claire Perry MP published a Ministerial Statement updating Parliament on the process that the Government will follow as it seeks to reinstate the Capacity Market following the European Court of Justice decision…

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Mock Stress Event – Metered data must be submitted to EMRS

On 30 April 2018, the Delivery Body confirms the period for the Mock System Stress Event. The period is 1 March 2018 at 11:00–15:00 and this includes Settlement Periods 23 to 30. Metered data must be submitted…

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Introducing gross demand to calculate Suppliers Capacity Market payments from 1 April 2018

On 1 February 2018, EMRS issued EMRC147 to inform Suppliers that the Electricity Capacity (Amendment) Regulations 2017 replaces net demand with gross demand in calculating Capacity Market (CM) charges for Suppliers. This will apply as follows: Settlement…

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Capacity Provider Activities in the run up to 2017/18 Delivery Year

Capacity Providers who have a Capacity Agreement for the 2017/18 Delivery Year need to complete the following activities before it begins: Register with EMRS Complete a metering test, if applicable Be able to submit metered volumes to EMRS EMRC120 provides Capacity Providers…

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Register now! EMR webinar: an overview of metering assurance in the Capacity Market

To be able to participate in the Capacity Market all Capacity Providers must have a Metering System installed that is compliant with the CM Regulations and Rules. Capacity Providers will need to be able to demonstrate this through…

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New Guidance document published and updates to existing Working Practices

We have published a new Guidance document and made updates to a number of Working Practices. Who does this impact and what are the changes? Document Who this impacts? Changes G16 – Supplier Contracts for Difference Payments Suppliers NEW…

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Capacity Provider example files to support preparation activities for the upcoming Delivery Year now available

We have published example files of the Penalty Charge Invoice and Over-Delivery Credit Note. Capacity Providers may receive these after a Stress Event has been called depending on whether they exceed or under deliver on their Capacity Obligation. These example…

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Process for Applicants to lodge Credit Cover

On Friday 23 September 2016, Applicants will receive a notice from EMR Delivery Body that will confirm if their Capacity Market Unit(s) (CMU) are conditionally prequalified and if Credit Cover is required to be lodged. This circular highlights…

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Reminder: Suppliers need to lodge Credit Cover for the Capacity Market by 15 September 2016

Suppliers need to lodge Credit Cover for each month of the Delivery Year. For October, the first month of the 2016/17 Delivery Year, Credit Cover is required to be lodged by 5pm on 15 September 2016. We sent you a…

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