Welcome to the Smart Energy Code

​​​The Smart Energy Code (SEC) is a multi-Party agreement which defines the rights and obligations of energy suppliers, network operators and other relevant parties involved in the end to end management of smart metering in Great Britain.

The SEC comes into force under the Data and Communications Company (DCC) Licence, which has been established to manage the smart metering communications infrastructure. The former Department of Energy and Climate Change (now the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) issued the designation of the SEC and the Charging Methodology on 23rd September 2013 following the granting of the DCC Licence.

The designation letter identified the members of the SEC Panel and Gemserv as the company which will act as the Smart Energy Code Administrator and Secretariat (SECAS).

If you are a SEC Party, you can become a member of our website to view other SEC related documents. If you are not a SEC Party but wish to remain updated about all things Smart Energy Code related, why not sign up to our newsletter? Simply fill in your details on the right and you will receive our newsletter on the first and third Thursday of every month!

Latest News

Changes to the SEC version approach

What changes are going to take place? Each SEC Section and Subsidiary Document will be given their own individual version numbers, which will simplify the version control of the SEC. This change will be effective from the February 2020 SEC Release on 27 February 2020.   Why are we making changes to the SEC version

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We invite you to our Introduction to the SEC event

Is your company new to the Smart Energy Code? Have you, or someone you know, recently joined a SEC Party and would benefit from learning the basics? Want to build your knowledge and network with SEC Parties? If so then our Introduction to the Smart Energy Code is for you. The Introduction to the SEC

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Operational Metrics Review Update

We are currently drafting our final report having performed a review of the DCC Operational Metrics that are issued monthly to all SEC Parties. We have evaluated all the findings from our reviews, surveys and workshops to make a number of recommendations for improvements to the reporting including better service availability metrics and measuring DCC

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