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).

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BEIS consultation on the incorporation of the Transition and Migration Approach Document (TMAD) into the Smart Energy Code (SEC)

On 14 January 2019 BEIS issued a consultation letter to Ofgem, the SEC Panel, SEC Parties and other interested parties seeking views on the incorporation date of the Transition and Migration Approach Document (TMAD) into the Smart Energy Code (SEC). In July 2018 amendments to Section N of the SEC came into effect. These introduced

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BEIS consultation on the introduction of a new DCC licence condition relating to the Enduring Change of Supplier arrangements

On 9 January 2019 BEIS issued a consultation letter to Ofgem, the SEC Panel, SEC Parties and other interested parties seeking views on proposed changes to the DCC licence to require the DCC to develop and implement plans to support Enduring Change of Supplier arrangements. The primary changes proposed by this consultation are: A new licence condition

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SEC Panel Draft Budget 2019 – 2022 Consultation

SEC Panel Draft Budget 2019 – 2022 During January of each year the SEC Panel prepare and circulate to all Parties a Draft Budget for the next three Regulatory Years. Over the last three months, the Panel Finance and Contracts sub-group (PFCG), Independent Chairs, and the SEC Panel have collaboratively prepared and refined the attached

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