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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Latest News

SEC Modcast – 17 Jan 20: Your regular update on SEC Change

We have now released the next episode of our SEC Modcast, providing an update on the key activities taking place regarding SEC modifications and releases and what you should look out for in the next week or so. In this episode we will cover the ad-hoc release in January, Modifications going to Panel, our new

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BEIS response to September 2019 consultation on proposed amendments to the SEC and the DCC Licence

On 11 September 2019, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a consultation seeking stakeholder views on proposed changes to the Smart Energy Code (SEC) and the Data Communications Company (DCC) Licence. The intent of these changes is largely to facilitate the continued enrolment of Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications 1 (SMETS1)

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BEIS notification of a typographical error in the existing Eligible Product Combination List entries

Today, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a letter notifying a correction to the description of hardware versions of the Electricity Smart Metering Equipment (ESME) Device Models in the Eligible Product Combinations List (EPCL) entry approvals, to support future Migrations. BEIS has now approved the addition of Device Model Combinations

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