EXPECTED SUPPLIER CHARGES
|Service||Set up cost
||Annual operating cost
||Allowed charge per year
|PES Data Management1||341
1 PES Data Management charges are included in distribution
charges. The annual charge level shown is price controlled. The
set up and operational costs breakdown shown reflects the assumptions
made in the price control.
2 Other costs include costs associated with the new Data
Transfer Service and the establishment and operation of the Master
Registration Agreement that are not covered under other headings.
3 Scottish Settlement set up costs are met 30 per cent by
generators and 70 per cent by suppliers.
4 Assessed set up costs are recovered over a five year period.
Hence the allowable charge per year is calculated by (Set Up Costs
x5)+Annual Operating Costs.
5 Latest estimates of initial operating costs.
6 Pool and Scottish Settlement operating costs are met by
both generators and suppliers 50/50 for the Pool and 30/70 for
7 For 1999-2000 this was reduced by about £50 million
because of the delays in implementing market opening.