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Electricity Market Reform (EMR) Settlement calendar launched!

To help our EMR stakeholders keep informed of our activities in the EMR programme, we have launched an EMR Settlement Calendar on the EMR Settlement website. We will use the calendar to share key information, events and deliverables we…

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New: ‘Applicant Credit Cover’ Working Practice published

We have published a working practice document on ‘Applicant Credit Cover’. To enter the Capacity Market Auction, some Applicants will need to lodge Credit Cover with the Settlement Body (the Electricity Settlements Company), as part of Pre-qualification. This guide gives…

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Contracts for Difference (CFD) Implementation event: 9 September 2014

The Low Carbon Contracts Company, National Grid and EMR Settlement Services Provider are holding a series of workshops to support industry preparations for Electricity Market Reform Contracts for Difference (CFD). When? Tuesday 9 September at 09.00 – 16.00 Where? MWB Business Exchange, 10,…

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The Low Carbon Contracts Company and Electricity Settlements Company launched

On 1 August 2014, DECC officially launched the Low Carbon Contracts Company and Electricity Settlements Company as part of the government’s EMR programme. Full details of the launch is available in this press release. Both companies have also launched…

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EMR Interface Update – MRA Change Proposal for New Data Transfer Catalogue (DTC) Flows for EMR out for Impact Assessment

A MRA Change Proposal has been raised for new DTC flows for distribution of EMR invoice backing data and other EMR-related reports. These proposed changes are now out for impact assessment following the MRA Development Board meeting on 31 July…

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Secondary Legislation and Code and Licence Changes for EMR now in force

On 1 August the BSC changes needed for EMR were directed by the Secretary of State. This is an important milestone for us, as it provides the framework for us to carry out our role as the EMR Settlement Services…

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EMR Interfaces Workshop

We held an EMR Interfaces Workshop on Tuesday 8 July 2014, which focused on two areas: to prioritise the automation of the various data flows and notices to receive as DTS flows (or an alternative machine-readable format) so it can be loaded…

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Updated CFD Implementation Plan now published

The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) in its role as the CFD Implementation Coordinator, has published the CFD Implementation Plan for the 2014 allocation round on its Implementation Portal. The Plan gives potential participants in the Contracts for Difference (CFD) programme…

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Stakeholder Engagement Event – Suppliers journey from both CFD and CM

This Stakeholder Engagement Event for suppliers was held on Wednesday 2 July. What did the event cover? The event covered the following; Suppliers to understand more about our role The areas they’ll interact with us on How they interface with us in terms…

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ELEXON appoints Steria UK to deliver EMR settlement systems

We have appointed Steria UK to work as our IT and business process service provider to develop, maintain and operate the settlement systems for the Government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) policies. Procuring a large-scale settlement system for a government programme is…

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