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).
SEC Modifications Question Hour – June 2018
22nd May 2018
The next SEC Modifications Question Hour will be held on Monday, 11th June 2018. The session will begin at 11am with an update on the progress of active Modification Proposals going through the SEC Modification Process. Following this, there will be an opportunity for SEC Parties to ask their questions regarding any active Modification Proposals or the Modification
Consultation on timing of Designation and Redesignation of SEC sections (Schedule 8, Appendix AD, Schedule 11)
17th May 2018
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published a consultation on 16th May 2018 on the timing of: · Designating versions 2.1 and 3.1 of the GB Companion Specification (GBCS) within Schedule 8 of SEC · Re-designating version2.0 of DCC User interface Specification (DUIS) – appendix AD of SEC · Re-designating TS Applicability Tables
Draft Privacy Controls Framework Version 1.2 Published
16th May 2018
In March 2018 the Independent Privacy Auditor (IPA) and SECAS undertook a review of the Privacy Controls Framework. At the SEC Panel meeting on the 11th May 2018, the SEC Panel was satisfied with version 1.2 of the Privacy Controls Framework (PCF). The current version is still in draft and consultation will be issued to SEC Parties,
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