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Issue 1058 | CMP298 Updating the Statement of Works Process to Facilitate the Assessment of Relevant and Collectively Relevant Embedded Generation workgroup meeting

CUSC Workgroup Meeting: CMP298 Updating the Statement of Works Process to Facilitate the Assessment of Relevant and Collectively Relevant Embedded Generation 23 February 2021 Assessment Headlines Work on CMP298 was suspended due to Connection Use of System Code (CUSC) prioritisation in October 2019. This meeting provided an update for members on the status of the modification report, legal text and associated product document. These were updated in the light of further discussion and developments in industry baselines, notably the work done by the Energy Networks Association (ENA) on interactivity. The proposal originally provided for three options. After consideration the Electricity System Operator (ESO) has decided not to take forward option C, which was based upon the Regional Development Plan (RDP) initiative. This may be considered in future following conclusion of the relevant trials. The meeting discussed the size of capacity blocks which might be made available to distribution network operators (DNOs) and the challenges of planning where future releases of capacity was unclear. It is likely that consequential changes will be required to the System Operator – Transmission Owner Code (STC). A large number of draft changes were made to the documents, together with actions on the ESO to clarify certain points. The expectation is that the workgroup consultation will be issued in April 2021. 1 Background CUSC modification proposal CMP298 raised by National Grid, aims to introduce the process of aggregated assessment. This would enable National Grid ESO to consider the cumulative effect of multiple embedded power stations which might not, on their own, ...

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