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 23 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 every month!

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact the SECAS Helpdesk.

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SEC v60.0 implemented to support the DCC SMETS1 service

10 June 2022
On 10 June 2022, an updated version of the SEC came into effect to re-designate three SEC Appendices as well as an update to the Migration Testing Approach Document for SMETS1 Services, which is a code required document. This is in support of the Data Communications Company (DCC) Smart Metering...
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BEIS Consultations and Responses – 6 June 2022

6 June 2022
Today, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its response and conclusions on Maximising non-domestic Smart Meter consumer benefits, improving the data offer and enabling innovation. BEIS also published its response and conclusions on: Smart Meter targets framework: churn adjustment Following consideration of stakeholder responses, BEIS has...
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Chance to shape the DCC Business and Development Plan

30 May 2022
The DCC has published their draft Business and Development Plan here based on feedback received throughout the previous year. If you have any comments on the draft plan, please contact customerengagement@smartdcc.co.uk by 4pm on 7 June 2022.
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