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Place your chosen image here. The four corners must just cover the arrow tips. For covers, the three pictures should be the same size and in a straight line. Implementation Co-ordination Workshop 12 th February 2015
3 Agenda TimeTopic 09:30Introduction Summary of 2014 Feedback from the 2014 Capacity Auction Feedback from 2014 Prequalification 10.30Coffee Break 11.00IT systems update Next steps for 2018 Agreement Holders Expected changes for 2015 2015 Timetable Q&A 13:00Close
SuccessDescription Pre-qualification & the Auction happened on time Planned dates were met / only moved under an agreed governance process The Auction ran and cleared in 2014 Capacity was procured for delivery year of 2018/19 Pre-qualification ran smoothly and all applicants had the best opportunity to successfully pre-qualify Rules/Guidelines were finalised in time, available to everyone, simple to understand and delivered the results expected Procedures were explained, available to everyone, simple to understand and supportive (e.g. helping not blocking) NG Systems were simple to use; ready on time; seen, tested and understood by applicants in advance; worked as intended and gave the results expected Applicant Systems were ready on time and able to communicate with NG Systems as expected The Auction ran smoothly and all bidders had the best opportunity to secure a capacity agreement As above for Pre-qualification The Auction was “liquid”, included a diverse range of technologies/applicant sizes and offered best value to consumers The Auction Monitor approved the auction outcome Settlement is on schedule for delivery Smooth transfer of data from NG to Elexon Payment/Settlement systems implementation is on track Generators and Suppliers are confident of delivery of fit-for-purpose Settlement systems 2014 CM Implementation Success Factors
6 2014 Capacity Market Summary 67.29GW of Capacity Prequalified for the 2014 Auction representing 501 Capacity Market Units 48.6GW target Auction held over three days and 12 rounds in December 2014 49.26GW of Capacity Procured representing 306 Capacity Market Units Clearing Price of £19.40/kW and total expenditure in 2018/19 of approx. £950million (2012 prices) 6
7 2014 Auction Readiness 240 Authorised Users ‘Bidders’ 77 Companies Multi format user training Material 3 Auction training Events; 130 users trained/ 900exit bids/13 backup bidding calls/ 30 calls general queries Screen Cast user guides Mock Auction Real Auction
8 Feedback Since the auction there have been a number of feedback sessions We have held lessons learnt sessions internally and with the Delivery Partners DECC held an Industry Feedback session Ofgem have commenced their Rule Change Process We have assessed other feedback received during the 2014 process.
Feedback from the 2014 Capacity Auction 9 Ian Nicholas
10 Feedback and Q&A from 2014 Auction Auction FeedbackHow it is being addressed The auction took a long time to run and the rounds could be much shorter Carried out bidder behaviour analysis, likely suggested change would be similar first round and recess with latter rounds being shortened. Target Capacity needed more transparency winter outlook and capacity adequacy reports differed The reporting uses different methods which is explained in the modelling stakeholder engagement, Panel of Technical Experts involvement and DECC. Not clear when the results would be available (intra round results) The auction guidelines will clarify how DECC and NG will report the 2015 auction Why was excess capacity roundedRemove the opportunity to act when the capacity is close to clearing the round.
11 Feedback and Q&A from 2014 Auction Auction FeedbackHow it is being addressed Can the Price maker status be made publicOfgem review and rule change process is looking into this area. DBA and Exit bid function (1yr refurb issue)DECC review and rule change process Information clarity i.e. de rating capacity entering auction DECC review and rule change process/ possibly a review of the CM register summary details.
Feedback from 2014 Prequalification 12 Mark Duffield
13 Prequalification FeedbackHow it is being addressed Late changes to rules caused a lot of problemsDECC and Ofgem are looking to ensure that any changes are made in plenty of time this year. Legal opinion and declaration documents seem over necessary We have proposed a Rule Change to combine the certificates and declarations (P062). A further change has been proposed to remove the legal opinion (P023). Rule 3.4.2 (b) states that a previously provided legal opinion can “roll over” providing the information remains accurate and up to date. Prequalification process is intensiveMany of the rule changes proposed by NGET are intended to streamline the prequalification process. We will continue to work with stakeholders to make prequalification as straightforward as possible. Appeals process seemed a bit formal for typos or missing data The Appeal process is defined in the regulations and, whilst formal, is necessary to process any changes to applications. Feedback and Q&A from 2014 Auction
14 Prequalification FeedbackHow it is being addressed Prequalification for Proven DSR is difficult so had to prequalify as unproven and post a bid bond There are a number of Rule changes proposed in this area (P044, P063 and P082). Complicated interaction between balancing services and the CM – we have proposed some rule changes but it is an area that needs further development with the industry. Settlement periods used as delivery evidence not the same as balancing services evidence DSR have to 'pre qual' for balancing services and it is completely different-can they be aligned Feedback and Q&A from 2014 Auction
15 Stakeholder engagement/General Feedback FeedbackHow it is being addressed Lack of enduring IT System for PrequalificationNew system being developed, will be covered later on the agenda. The system should pre-populate the next pre- qualification application We are planning to prepopulate the system with information submitted during 2014 Need to keep the open comms experienced between industry and NG for new entrants and the next implementation w/shops should cater for the two types of audience; existing and new participants. We have a schedule for future IC events and we will be aiming to cover a range of subjects both for those who have already participated in 2014 and new entrants for 2015. FAQ's not always helpful with mandatory/optional data seemed not to be consistent We recognise there were issues with some of the guidance. Feedback on how to improve them is always welcome and systems and guidance for 2015 will be improved. Free text field in CM register contains sensitive info (i.e. MPAN details) The contents of the CM register is defined in the rules. A number of Rule Changes have been proposed in this area to streamline the Register. Feedback and Q&A from 2014 Auction
19 Comms Channels Administration System Eligibility Reporting Registry CfD Contracts CMU Obligations Eligibility Documentation Energy Industry & Trade Associations DECC Ofgem Existing Generators Prospective Generators DSR Aggregators Northern Ireland Parties (SONI) External Parties CM Auction Solution Companies & Users User Authentication Authentication Service Public Private Participants (market) Portal Web Alerts & Notifications Secure Email CfD Admin CRM CM Admin Pre- Qualification FAQ & Guidance Appeal Mgmt Appeal Mgmt Allocation Comms & Queries Obligation Tracking Obligation Tracking LCF Budget Monitor Auction System Counterparty & Settlement Agent New CM Administration solution to be live June 2015 CM Auction solution live November 2015 CM Auction solution live November 2015 High Level Architecture Interim Portal Live in June 2014. Upgrades planned for April and June 2015 CfD Allocation Solution Auction System 2014 CfD Allocation solution to be evolved
Engagement & Change Engagement There will be an IS representative at all Implementation Coordination events We will keep you updated on progress We will communicate issues to you at earliest opportunity We will provide “Proof-of-Concept” demonstrations at appropriate points Change We are working very closely with DECC, Ofgem and other Stakeholders to understand and provide for necessary Regulation and Rule changes Where we have confident forward visibility we are building this in IBM/Power Auctions are supporting us in change impact assessments We will mobilise an Auction Solution change project once we have clarity
Next Steps for 2018 Agreement Holders 23 Robyn Jenkins
24 Overview Monitoring Construction Milestones Financial Commitment Milestone Substantial Completion Milestone Connection Agreement DSR TestMetering Assessment New Build TBC Refurbishi ng Existing Proven DSR Unproven DSR Note – not all of these will apply to every CMU, you should check the CM Register, your Capacity Agreement Notice and seek advice if you are not sure which apply to you.
25 Monitoring of Construction Progress (Rule 12.2) The Capacity Provider of any New Build or Refurbishing CMU must (every 6 months from the date of the auction) provide a progress report for each Generating Unit in the CMU comprising A schedule of earliest and latest dates for construction milestones (with an explanation of any material change to the last report) Any material changes to the works described in the construction plan The report must be accompanied by An assessment from an Independent Technical Expert A certificate from 2 directors that they believe the report is an accurate and fair view of the matters described Such report is required every 6 months until the CMU meets Substantial Completion Milestone or the Capacity Agreement Terminates First report due 16 June 2015 – 6 months from the date of the Capacity Auction.
26 Satisfying Financial Commitment Milestone (Rule 6.6) The fulfilment of the Financial Commitment Milestone requires the submission to the Delivery Body of an Independent Technical Report (ITE) where the author of the technical report must declare that they are an Independent Technical Expert and that the report satisfies the Required Technical Standard The ITE report must then declare that Capital Expenditure to at least 10% of the Total Project Spend has been incurred OR: The Capacity Provider has, or will have, sufficient financial resources available to it to meet the Total Project Spend, and the following commitments have been made: the Capacity Provider has entered into a Major Contract; The board of directors have made all of the declarations listed in Rule 6.6.2 (b) Deadline – 2 July 2016
27 Substantial Completion Milestone (Rule 6.7) New Build CMU will have met SCM if the generating unit(s) is/are operating in excess of 90% of its Capacity Obligation Refurbishing CMU will have met SCM when the generating unit(s) is/are operating at or in excess of 100% of the Capacity Obligation* The Capacity Provider must notify the Delivery Body when an ION is issued (or equivalent tests are passed) *DECC have consulted on aligning the requirements for refurbishing CMUs with those for New Build CMUs A rule change has been proposed (P028) highlighting that some refurbishment CMUs will not receive an ION.
28 Evidencing Connection Agreement and/or TEC If you declared that a Distribution Connection Agreement will be in place 18 months prior to the Delivery Year (Rule 3.7.3 (c)) you must submit the Connection Agreement to the Delivery Body. The connection agreement must; Permit the export of at the de-rated capacity of the CMUs it applies to Contain a Registered Capacity or Maximum Export Capacity figure. If you declared the Transmission Entry Capacity will be in place 18 months prior to the Delivery Year (Rule 3.6.3(a) (i)) you must submit the Grid Connection Agreement to the Delivery Body. The connection agreement must; Secure sufficient TEC to meet the de-rated capacity of all CMUs it applies to Include the signature pages Deadline – 31 March 2017
29 Deadline: 30 September 2015 (T-4 2014 Successful Applicants) Who: Successful Applicants who deferred their metering assessment. (See column AK from the capacity market register) Option 1 - We have developed an excel form which applicants can complete and submit. This will be made available from Friday 13th February on our portal website: www.emrdeliverybody.com www.emrdeliverybody.com Metering Assessments Option 2 – The new online system will be available over the summer which will allow applicants to log in and complete their metering assessment.
30 DSR Tests (Rule 13.2) Who: Unproven DSR CMUs who wish to become Proven. To carry out a DSR Test the capacity provider must; Provide the Delivery Body with the MPAN numbers and any other meter details necessary to monitor the component and the Metering Test Certificate or confirmation of the metering configuration for each component (being a configuration approved by the CM Settlement Body). Give the DB notice of its intention to test the DSR CMU through submission of a form The DB may up to 4 hours prior to the settlement period instruct the capacity provider not to activate the DSR CMU Within 5 working days or receipt of the metered volume data the DB must for each settlement period notify the capacity provider of the Baseline Demand, the DSR evidenced and the Proven DSR Capacity. Notification form available from 1 March We expect the Portal to be available before most people are ready to do this Deadline – 31 August 2018
Regulations and Rules changes for 2015 Key Changes affecting Prequalification 2015 Inclusion of capacity from Interconnectors from the 2019/20 Delivery Year Aggregation of Generating Units De Minimis threshold for DSR CMUs Ineligibility of EDR Pilot Participants for the Transitional Auctions Ability to submit additional information at Tier 1 Dispute Other Changes not affecting Prequalification Provisions relating to the repayment of capacity payments Demonstrating Satisfactory Performance 33 All changes published in draft form in Parliament as The Electricity Capacity (Amendment) Regulations 2015
Regulations and Rules changes for 2015 Inclusion of capacity from Interconnectors from the 2019/20 Delivery Year Interconnector Owners will be able to participate in capacity market auctions but will be eligible for 1-year agreements only De-rating factors for interconnectors to be determined by the Secretary of State Prospective interconnectors that fail to complete construction face a “non-completion fee” Aggregation of Generating Units Restriction on common ownership of CMU components relaxed for CMUs with Capacity less than 50MW 34 Regs Changes affecting 2015 Prequalification
Regulations and Rules changes for 2015 De Minimis threshold for DSR CMUs Clarity added to Regulations to confirm DSR CMUs only eligible if meet a 2MW de-minimis capacity Ineligibility of EDR Pilot Participants for the Transitional Auctions Plant with Electricity Demand Reduction pilot not eligible for the Transitional Capacity Auctions Ability to submit additional information at Tier 1 Dispute Special circumstances that were applied to National Grid disputes for the first auction extended to the second auction 35 Regs Changes affecting 2015 Prequalification
Regulations and Rules changes for 2015 Provisions relating to the repayment of capacity payments Certain Capacity Payments must be repaid if the agreement is terminated or if there is a metering fault Demonstrating Satisfactory Performance If satisfactory performance is not demonstrated by 30 April in a Delivery Year then payments for whole of May withheld regardless of when, subsequently, satisfactory performance is demonstrated 36 Regs Changes not affecting 2015 Prequalification
Regulations and Rules changes for 2015 Ofgem has published 81 separate proposals for amending the Capacity Market Rules Ofgem Consultation planned for Spring 2015 on the changes they are proposing to take forward and implement in time for Prequalification in 2015 All changes to the CM Rules planned to be implemented by June 2015 National Grid has submitted 29 change proposals in all Majority focussed on streamlining prequalification Some minor changes to clarify the auction process Some proposals requiring further industry development put forward in expectation they could be implemented in time for 2016 prequalification 37 Rules Changes for 2015
Overview of 2015 Capacity Market process JanMarMayJuneJulySeptNovDecJan 2015 8 th Dec NG runs T-4 CM auction Auction Guidelines Prequalification open for CM (T-4 & TA) NG runs Transitional CM auction Auction parameters- target volume, Price cap (15 th June) 2016 Prequalification results for CM DECC/Industry Review Process Revised Rules
2015 CM Timeline – Key dates 41 WhenWhatWho By 1 st JuneSubmit Electricity Capacity Report to SoSDelivery Body By 15 th JuneDecision on whether a T-4 auction is to be heldSoS Late JunePublication of final CM RulesOfgem Late JuneCM Pre-qualification System available to applicantsDelivery Body 29 th JunePublish “Formal” Auction Guidelines (T-4 & TA)Delivery Body 20 th July – 14 th AugPre-qualification window open for Applicant submissions (T-4 & TA)Applicants 14 th Aug – 25 th SeptAssessment of Pre-qualification submissions (T-4 & TA)Delivery Body 25 th SeptPre-qualification Results Day (T-4 & TA)Delivery Body 17 th NovPublish “Final” Auction Guidelines & Bidder details (T-4 only)Delivery Body 25 th NovRun “Mock” Auction (T-4 only)App / DB 8 th – 11 th DecRun “Full” Auction and notify bidders of provisional results (T-4 only)App / DB 15th DecAuction Monitor report submitted to SoS (T-4 only)Auction Monitor 23 rd DecAuction Results Day (T-4 only)DB / DECC 5 th Jan 2016Publish “Final” Auction Guidelines & Bidder details (TA only)Delivery Body 13 th Jan 2016Run “Mock” Auction (TA only)App / DB 22 nd Jan 2016Issue Capacity Agreements (T-4 only)Delivery Body 26 th – 29 th Jan 2016Run “Full” Auction and notify bidders of provisional results (TA only)App / DB 2 nd Feb 2016Auction Monitor report submitted to SoS (TA only)Auction Monitor 10 th Feb 2016Auction Results Day (TA only)DB / DECC 26 th Feb 2016Issue Capacity Agreements (TA only)Delivery Body
Stakeholder events Calendar 2015 JanFebMarchAprilMayJuneJulySept 2015 Feb12 th AM March18 th AM April15 th AM+PM May19 th AM+PM June 2 nd AM June17 th AM+PM July6 th AM Prequalification open for CM (T-4 & TA)
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