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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 Code Administrator and Secretariat.


Latest News

New Small Supplier Security Guidance

February 20, 2017
In November 2016, the SEC Panel identified the need for relevant User CIO assessment process guidance materials aimed at Small Suppliers. The guidance intends to make sure that Small Suppliers are ready ...

SEC Modifications’ Question Hour – March 2017

February 13, 2017
The next SEC Modifications' Question Hour will be held on Monday, 6th March 2017. The session will begin at 11 am with an update on the progress of active Modification Proposals going ...

SEC version 5.4 designated – effective 9th February 2017

February 10, 2017
SEC version 5.4 designated effective 9th February 2017 Following the conclusion of the Parliamentary process pursuant to Section 89 of the Energy Act 2008, and a Secretary of ...