EMR Webinars

EMRS host a range of webinars to support EMR Parties with understanding the EMR arrangements, activities they need to complete and keeping them informed of key changes.

These webinars are often delivered with Low Carbon Contracts Company, Electricity Settlements Company and EMR Delivery Body.

Watch and listen to our previous webinars.

Credit Cover Guidance at National Grid

EMR Delivery Body and EMR Settlement Limited (EMRS) hosted a webinar to help Applicants prepare if they are notified they are conditionally prequalified upon prequalification results day that they have a requirement to lodge Credit Cover.

First broadcast in October 2018, the webinar was designed to support Applicants in understanding the timescales for lodging Credit Cover with EMRS, the methods available to lodge Credit Cover, when and how Credit Cover can be released.

You can watch a replay of the webinar on the National Grid website. The slides, questions and answers from the webinar are also available.

Capacity Market: Metering Processes for Capacity Providers

EMR Delivery Body, Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) and EMR Settlement Limited (EMRS) hosted a webinar to help Capacity Providers prepare to go through the required Metering processes prior to the start of Delivery Year. To be able to participate in the Capacity Market all Capacity Providers must have a Metering System installed that is compliant with the Capacity Market Regulations and Rules. Capacity Providers will need to be able to demonstrate this through the metering processes.

First broadcast in December 2017, the webinar was designed to support Capacity Providers in their preparation for going through the Metering processes. The webinar introduced Capacity Providers to the Metering processes, which included the Metering Assessments, Metering Statements and the Metering Tests and the associated timelines. It highlighted about the recent Capacity Market Rules changes to Metering Statement submission and Metering Test certificate deadlines. The webinar also provided helpful tips and common issues that Capacity Providers had been encountered to help Capacity Providers avoid these issues going forward.

You can watch a replay of the webinar on YouTube. The slides and a questions and answers sheet from the webinar are also available.

Volume Reallocation Process

Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) and EMRS hosted a webinar to explain the volume reallocation process detailed within WP48-Volume Reallocation.

The webinar was designed to aim at both Capacity Providers and Capacity Market Volume Reallocation (CMVR) Registered Participants that would wish to participate in volume reallocation.

First broadcast in November 2017, the webinar explained the concept of volume reallocation and relevant processes, including the timeline for the volume reallocation, what content the Capacity Volume Register includes and how to complete a CMVR Notification (CMVRN).

You can watch a replay of the webinar on YouTube. The slides and a questions and answers sheet from the webinar are also available.

Preparing for the Delivery Year 2017/18

EMRS, Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) and the EMR Delivery Body hosted a webinar on Preparing for the Delivery Year 2017/18.

The webinar was designed to support Capacity Providers in their preparation for the Delivery Year 2017/18 in the activities they may need to complete before the start of the Delivery Year.

First broadcast in June 2017, the webinar explained the activities and timelines required, this included Metering Assessments, Metering Tests, DSR tests, registering with EMRS; and the methods for submitting metered volumes to EMRS.

You can watch a replay of the webinar on YouTube. The slides and a questions and answers sheet from the webinar are also available.

Metering Assurance in the Capacity Market

EMRS, Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) and the EMR Delivery Body hosted a webinar on 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 Capacity Market Regulations and Rules. Capacity Providers will need to be able to demonstrate this through the metering assurance process.

First broadcast in February 2017, the webinar was designed to support Capacity Providers in their preparation for going through the metering assurance process. The webinar introduced Capacity Providers to the metering assurance process, which included the metering assessments, metering statements and the metering tests and the associated timelines. It also highlighted the common problems that Capacity Providers have encountered.

A replay of the webinar is available on YouTube. The slides and a questions and answers sheet from the webinar are also available.

Supplier Charges in the Capacity Market

With the first Capacity Market Delivery Year starting in October 2016, Suppliers will have to be prepared to meet new requirements such as having to lodge Credit Cover and make new payments e.g. monthly Supplier Charge and reconciliation payments. To support Suppliers, EMRS on behalf of the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC), hosted an hour-long webinar to provide them with an overview of Supplier charges in the Capacity Market.

First broadcast in September 2016, the webinar introduced Suppliers to the new payments, including worked examples and a walkthrough of backing data, introduced by the Delivery Year starting. It also covered reconciliation and non-compliance processes and provided supporting information to help Suppliers in validating invoices.

You can watch a replay of the webinar on Youtube and view the slides from the webinar.