Welcome to the Balancing Mechanism Reporting System (BMRS)
This BMRS website provides near real time and historic data about the Balancing Mechanism which is used by the National Grid (System Operator) as a means of balancing power flows on to and off the electricity Transmission System in Great Britain.
From 05 November 2015, the BMRS website will adopt single imbalance pricing (P305) to calculate and publish the system buy and system sell prices.
The main price calculation will also include STOR actions and the applicable Reserve Scarcity Prices (RSP).
The RSP requires Loss of Load Probability (LoLP) data to determine the value of lost load.
The BMRS website will publish this LoLP and De-rated Margin data submitted by National Grid.
In addition, BMRS may receive Demand Control Instructions from National Grid.
The BMRS website will publish these instructions and include the demand control volumes in main price calculation.
If you have any questions relating to this change, the site's main Help page has a 'What's New ...?' section that describes the change more fully and provides further information. For any other enquiries or feedback, please contact us as described on the Contact Us page.
ELEXON Ltd is the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) defined and created by the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC and also known as the Code). ELEXON Ltd procures, manages and operates services and systems, which enable imbalance settlement of the wholesale electricity market and retail competition in electricity supply.
The BSCCo (ELEXON Ltd) supports the BSC Panel, which oversees the operation of the trading arrangements and modifications to the trading rules. ELEXON Ltd publishes on its website additional information which is relevant to the process of Imbalance Settlement. To access this information please click here.
For any media enquiries, please contact ELEXON'S Communication Content Advisor at email@example.com
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