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).

Latest News

Spotlight on the SEC 11 December 2018 – Slide Pack

We held a very well attended final Spotlight on the SEC of 2018 on 11 December, with a wide range of SEC Parties and some  new faces. We covered a wide range of topics including: AltHAN Security Validation and Verification Change and Modifications Data quality and Three DDC speakers covering SMETS1 , SMETS2 and DCC

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SEC Modifications Questions Hour – January 2019

The next SEC Modifications Question Hour will be held on Monday, 7 January 2019. 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 Process in

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Recent BEIS publications on smart metering

Customer Experience Survey BEIS published several documents relating to Smart Meter Customer Experience Study 2017 on 22 November 2018 including an Executive Summary, main report, and a separate Post-Installation Survey report. The study looked at Levels of satisfaction among smart meter customers; Use of In-Home Displays (IHDs); Use of other smart meter-enabled devices; Impact of

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