2 Background Review Group 0157 Incremental Improvements (eg: UNC Modifications 0167, 0180V, 0200) Ofgem CSEP Group Long term options (options 1, 2, 3) Incremental improvements (option 4) SPAA iGT Single Service Provision Scoping Group Development of Option 3
3 Ofgem CSEP Group – Incremental improvements (option 4) Change Order 1216 Issue: – date of registration in DNO Settlement Systems does not match that within iGT Supply Point Register – results in Supply Point mis-match Resolution: – DNOs to allow registration in their Settlement Systems earlier in the connection process – enables co-ordination of iGT and DNO start dates where notification received from the iGT Implementation: – Scheduled for 1 October 2009
4 Ofgem CSEP Group – Incremental improvements (option 4) UNC Modification 0226 / Change Order 1262 Issue: – DNO unable to match iGT’s first LMN request to the DNO authorised connection (disconnect between engineering and commercial processes) – lack of nested CSEP data – results in Supply Point mis-match Resolution: – iGT obligation to provide DNO reference number in LMN requests – DNO ability to receive and process data issued from nesting iGTs Implementation: – Scheduled for 1 October 2009 Dependency: – iGT UNC obligation for ‘lead’ iGT to issue relevant DNO reference to all nesting iGTs and for nesting iGT to issue relevant data to DNOs
5 Ofgem CSEP Group – Incremental improvements (option 4) Reconciliation Implementation of change requests 1216 / 1262 and UNC Modification 0226 seek to address prospective registration activity There is pre existing issue with a mismatch in iGT and DNO Settlement information The key to the successful implementation of the changes is therefore the conduct of an exercise at implementation to reconcile all relevant portfolio information in DNO and iGT systems Implementation plan will make provision for this
6 SPAA iGT Single Service Provision Scoping Group (1) SSP The CSEP NExA Governance group has discussed data quality issues between iGT’s and GDN’s. This group has discussed a number of models to eradicate the incorrect gas allocation issue and those challenges faced by shippers and suppliers as a result of iGT’s varying approaches to Supply Point Administration and AQ Review. As a result the SSP project has been set up by the SPAA Executive Committee to deliver the procurement of a single service provider for Independent Gas Transporters.
7 SPAA iGT Single Service Provision Scoping Group (2) Progress so far Cost Analysis Comments Matrix Alternative Options Project plan for completion end 2012 Recommendations Report to SPAA EC in May 2009
8 SPAA iGT Single Service Provision Scoping Group (3) SSP Issues and Benefits Issues – Requires licence changes for either the Suppliers or the Transporters to ensure compliance – Funding Benefits – Provide more timely and accurate data exchange between DN’s and iGT’s – Potential for reduced costs