PN Submission Update

Affected Period



Run type

13/06/2019 17:29

Last Updated
13/06/2019 17:38

Dear Market Participant,

Numerous participants are experiencing issues when submitting their PN’s via type 2 or type 3 to the BMI. Following on from explanation over the 4:30pm participant call please see key points outlined below:

·       The Balancing Market gate for physical notification submission closes every day at 13:30

·         After this point you are required to submit your PNs as follows:

o   Trade date must be the next ISEM trade date

§  E.G in this case 14/06/2019

o   Start time an hour and a half ahead of today

§  E.G currently it is 5pm so start time is 13/06/2019 18:30

o   End time must be D+1 @14/06/2019 23:00

§  E.G 23:00

If you are updating your PNs within day you are required to meet the following criteria:

·         Your first PN submission must be an hour and a half ahead with the same MW value as currently in the system

o   E.G your PN of 10 MW exist for 13/06/2019 18:30 so your PN must begin with that MW value as its start point

·         You must also ensure you ramp up or down to match you PN closing MW

o   E.G you PN for 14/06/2019 is 20 MW so your closing MW must be equal to 20 MW

 As discussed on the call, please submit PNs as soon as possible as they are required for the next LTS run. The LCF hotline remains available throughout the night to assist with any communication issue.

LCF number: +44 (0)28 90 707415.

LCF Guide

Kind Regards,