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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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ELEXON response to EMR data flows consultation

In February 2014 ELEXON launched a Consultation on EMR data flows: Potential mechanisms for parties to exchange data with EMR Settlement Systems to seek views from stakeholders on their preferred interface to exchange electronic data flows. ELEXON’s recommendation and the…

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DECC launches consultation on BSC Code Subsidiary Documents

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has launched a consultation to seek views on the modifications to the BSC Code Subsidiary Documents and Configurable Items needed to implement Electricity Market Reform. Deadline for comments to DECC is Wednesday 7 May…

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Proposed naming convention for additional BM Units Registered for EMR

On 3 April 2014 ELEXON issued an EMR Circular 2 to inform you of the proposed naming convention for Additional BM Units registered for EMR. Who does this impact? BSC Parties (and others) who receive the SAA-I014 settlement report need to be…

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