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.
Watch and listen to our previous webinars.
Capacity Provider session to highlight System Stress Event ActivitiesArrow
EMR Delivery Body, ESC and EMRS hosted a webinar to explain to Capacity Providers about the various activities, both prior and post if a System Stress Event happened.
You can watch the webinar recording on YouTube, step through the presentation slides and also see the Q&A raised during the webinar. This information is all available on the Stakeholder Support for Capacity Providers (step 8) webpage.
If you do have any specific System Stress Event questions for either ESC or EMRS please do contact the Service Desk and we’d be happy to help.
Capacity Provider session highlighted the new Stress Event specific EMR backing dataArrow
EMRS hosted a webinar to explain to Capacity Providers the new Stress Event specific EMR backing data. The changes highlighted during the webinar are as follows:
- Update backing data to provide increase transparency specifically for Stress Event in both data flow D0366 – CM Capacity Provider Invoice Backing Data and CSV format backing data.
- Create and implement new Stress Event specific backing data for the following:
- CM Stress Event Position
- CM Capacity Agreement Termination.
You can watch a replay of the webinar on YouTube or see the slides that were presented during the session. Further information is available on the Update on Stress Event Testing Programme to highlight changes to backing data for Capacity Providers. In addition, also watch ‘An update on the proposed changes to the EMR backing data’ webinar available on this webpage.
Update on the proposed changes to the EMR backing dataArrow
EMRS hosted a webinar to explain to Suppliers, CfD Generators and Capacity Providers the proposed changes to update the data flows to support EMR backing data. This will cover both the DTC data flows and CSV format backing data. The proposed changes will make amendments to the following data flows:
- D0362 – CfD Supplier Invoice Backing Data
- D0363 – CfD Supplier Credit Cover Report
- D0364 – CM Supplier Invoice Backing Data
- D0365 – CfD Generator Invoice Backing Data
- D0366 – CM Capacity Provider Invoice Backing Data
In addition to the proposed changes to the above DTC data flows, we will also be updating the CSV backing data format as part of this overall change to ensure consistency and alignment to all formats of EMR backing data.
You can watch a replay of the webinar on YouTube and the slides from the webinar are also available. Full details are available on the ‘Feedback on the proposal to update data flows to support EMR backing data’.
Credit Cover Guidance at National GridArrow
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.
Capacity Market: Metering Processes for Capacity ProvidersArrow
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.
Volume Reallocation ProcessArrow
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).
Preparing for the Delivery Year 2017/18Arrow
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.
Metering Assurance in the Capacity MarketArrow
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.
Supplier Charges in the Capacity MarketArrow
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.