Our advisory and technical groups
We have established several independent groups to provide specialist technical advice and recommendations on different aspects of the electricity industry to our Board.
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We have three main groups who provide advice to our Board. You can learn more about their role, responsibilities, advice, members and meetings below.
Security and Reliability Council
SRC provides advice on the performance of the electricity system and the system operator, and on reliability of supply issues.
Innovation and Participation Advisory Group
IPAG provides advice and recommendations on the development of the Code and market facilitation measures.
IPAG focuses its advice on matters relating to evolving technology and business models, and competition and consumer choice.
Market Development Advisory Group
MDAG provides advice on the development of the Code and market facilitation measures.
MDAG focuses its advice on matters relating to the evolution of the ‘machinery’ of the electricity market.
The following groups provide technical advice to our Board. You can learn more out about their role, members and key documents.
Common Quality Technical Group
The Future Security and Resilience CQTG provides advice on common quality requirements contained in Part 8 of the Code.
The group provides advice on a range of technical matters, from the operation of the power system at both the transmission and distribution levels, to the operation of generation and demand-side management technologies.
Standing Data Formats Group
SDFG provides advice on new file formats, and any changes to file formats required for the exchange of information.
SDFG also promotes awareness and use of the file format change review protocols within the industry.
Switch Technical Group
STG provides advice on amendments that should be made to the switching process to ensure that it remains fit for purpose.
STG are responsible for promoting awareness of the current switching protocols, and proposed amendments, within the industry.