A harmonised identification system managed by ENTSO-E to facilitate cross-border exchanges and identify parties within the Internal Energy Market (IEM).
The Balancing Services Use of System (BSUoS) charge recovers the cost of day-to-day operation of the transmission system in Great Britain. Following the approval of CUSC Modification Proposal (CMP) 202 in August 2012, this charge is not applicable for interconnectors.
Registration with BritNed is free and there are no monthly fees.
Balancing Mechanism (BM) Units are used as units of trade within the Balancing Mechanism. Each BM Unit accounts for a collection of plant and/or apparatus, and is considered the smallest grouping that can be independently controlled.
To trade on BritNed, you will need an interconnector specific BM Unit ID.
Elexon administers the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) in Great Britain and facilitate imbalance settlement.
Unfortunately not, you will need a specific BMU IDs for BritNed. To use BritNed you will need 2 BMU IDs, a generation (import) and demand (export). All of the BritNed specific BMU IDs start with 'IBG' for import and 'IBD' for export.
You can contact the BritNed team and we will try to help with your query. Alternatively, you can contact Elexon Service Desk directly.
A European standard that TenneT uses for identifying parties within the Dutch electricity market. EAN codes are allocated and managed by GS1.
TenneT is the electricity system operator for the Netherlands.
Yes, if you have an EAN that is registered with TenneT and you are set up as either having Trade or Full Recognition as a Balance Responsible Party.
You can contact the BritNed team and we will try to help with your query. Alternatively, you can contact TenneT Customer Care Center directly.
Joint Allocation Office (JAO)
Joint Allocation Office (JAO) is a service company that facilitates the electricity market by facilitating auctions for cross border transmission capacity. Their auction platform is called eCAT and BritNed use this for our Long Term and Day Ahead auctions.
National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO)
National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) is the electricity system operator for Great Britain.
Know Your Customer (KYC)
BritNed Development Limited
BritNed Development limited
P.O. box 718
In Great Britain, we are registered with Companies House and our registration number is 04251409.
In The Netherlands, we are registered with Kamer van Koophandel (KvK) and our registration number is 09208786.
All of our policies can be found in our footer at the bottom of the page or on our About BritNed page.