To deliver on our commitment to providing enhanced, customisable data we are migrating the aging Balancing Mechanism Reporting Service platform to our Kinnect Insights Solution. Through easier access to data, it will support our users who want to develop new products and services. In June 2021, we started the migration with the first iteration going live in October 2021. Once development is completed and we are satisfied that the Insights Solution is delivering on the needs of our customers, BMRS will be decommissioned in 2023.

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User feedback drop-in sessions

Join us online at our regular drop-in sessions: view dates and what we are focusing on

Video introducing the Insights Solution

A large part of Elexon’s role is to ensure that BSC Parties have access to open and clear data on the wholesale market. As set out in the Overview, this is leading to the replacement of the industry-renowned BMRS with the Insights Solution, as part of Elexon Kinnect.

To support innovators and increasing levels of digitalisation across the sector, we need to provide access to a richer, more up to date and detailed data service than the BMRS. The Insights Solution responds to this challenge. Similarly to the other Kinnect Solutions, the Insights Solution is a cloud-based service underpinned by high performing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). It leverages storage and processing capabilities at scale and will provide customers with the ability to ‘self serve’ data requests and perform ad-hoc analysis to suit their own needs.

Watch our video to find out more.

Why join the Data & Reporting User Group?

The Data & Reporting User Group reflects our commitment to continue working with experts from the community we serve.

Together we identify enhancements that will ensure the new Insights solution continues to meet your needs.

Benefits of joining include:

  • choose from three group memberships to suit your time and involvement
  • early access to solution prior to launch
  • contribute to solution roadmap and design decisions
  • feedback on features and capabilities

Find out more about the Insights project

User Feedback drop in sessions

As we build the Insights Solution we want to be led by user feedback and so we’re keen to hold a regular forum for discussions.

Next session

Dates for our next session has yet be be confirmed. We will publish them once available.