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Table Information

ACCEPT TIME

Title Accept Time
Type datetime
Description Timestamp recording when the Bid Offer Acceptance (BOA) was accepted by the unit. Given in local time.
Comment
Example 2021-03-28T23:57:00
Unit

ACCEPTING PARTY

Title Accepting Party
Type string
Description The accepting party of the BOA.
Comment
Example VPI Immingham LLP
Unit

ACCEPTED BMU

Title Accepted BMU
Type string
Description Balancing Mechanism Unit (BMU) name of the unit issued with the BOA.
Comment
Example HUMR-1
Unit

BOA REF

Title BOA Reference Number
Type number
Description BOA reference number, unique to the accepted BMU.
Comment
Example 166026
Unit

MAIN SP

Title Main Settlement Period
Type number
Description Defines the main settlement period of the BOA.
Comment
Example 46
Unit

EXCLUDE BOA REASONS

Title Exclude BOA Reasons
Type string
Description Categorisation of why the BOA was removed from further analysis, will be blank if no reason found. The definitions of these reasons are held in the methodology.
Comment
Example Response
Unit

NET VOL (MWh)

Title Net Volume
Type number
Description Estimation of the net volume of the BOA. Recorded as MWh.
Comment
Example 19.5
Unit MWh

AVG PRICE (GBP/MWh)

Title Average Price
Type number
Description Price of the BOA. Recorded as £ per MWh.
Comment
Example 74
Unit £ / MWh

NOTICE TIME (MINS)

Title Notice Time
Type number
Description Time, in minutes, between the acceptance time and the time of the 1st action of the BOA.
Comment
Example 7
Unit minutes

TIME TO TARGET (MINS)

Title Time to Target
Type number
Description Time, in minutes, defined as the difference between acceptance time to start time of the BOA spot target.
Comment
Example 5
Unit minutes

TARGET DURATION (MINS)

Title Target Duration
Type number
Description Time, in minutes, that the BMU was positioned at the main target of the BOA.
Comment
Example 14
Unit minutes

TOTAL DURATION (MINS)

Title Total Duration
Type number
Description Time, in minutes, between the 1st BOA spot level to the final BOA spot level.
Comment
Example 28
Unit minutes

PEAK CHANGE (MW)

Title Peak Change
Type number
Description Defines the largest difference between the BOA target level and the profile of the BMU if it had not received the BOA. Recorded as MW
Comment
Example 40
Unit MW

REJECTED BOD

Title Rejected BOD
Type string
Description List of Bid Offer Data (BOD) units which were more favourable in the price stack but rejected in analysis.
Comment
Example GRAI-8 (7);
Unit

ALTERNATIVE BMU

Title Alternative BMU
Type string
Description List of alternative units, together with their price, in the stack which may have been taken as an alternative action to the BOA. These are listed in more detail in the Potential Alternatives data set.
Comment
Example AG-FFLX01 -52.0/MWh
Unit

UNITS IN STACK

Title Units in Stack
Type string
Description List of BMUs which were positioned at a more favourable price than the unit issued with the BOA, therefore above the BOA unit in the price stack.
Comment
Example GRAI-8
Unit