Market Release Assurance – 2014 Non Schema Release

Gemserv drafted the Assurance strategy for the Non Schema Release 2014. This can be accessed here.

The following table displays all relevant Assurance dates for both MCRs.

MCR1033 MCR1137
Participant Questionnaire issued 30th June, 2014 7th March, 2014
Participant Questionnaire returned 21st July, 2014 14th March, 2014
Site visit to ESB Networks During period 21st July – 1st august, 2014 N/A
Inter-Participant Testing Window 5th – 22nd August, 2014 N/A
Gemserv report to CER 29th August, 2014 19th March, 2014
CER Go / No-Go decision 5th September, 2014 25th March, 2014
Cut-Over Wednesday 17th September, 2014 10th April, 2014

The assurance applicable to the different Market Participant types are displayed in the following table.

Participant
type
ESB Networks Supplier Small
Supplier
Self-Supplier TSO
(EirGrid)
Self
Assessment
MCR1033
& MCR1137
MCR1033
& MCR1137
MCR1033
& MCR1137
No No
Formal
Assessment
MCR1033 only
(Changes to Central System population of MPBR on MM300, MM300S, MM300W Cut-over plan)
No No No No
IPT MCR1033 only MCR1033 only
Requestors plus volunteers
MCR1033 only
Requestors plus volunteers
No No
Other MCR1137 only
Provide updated DMPD
MCR1137 only
Requestors to validate content of DMPD
No