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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SEC Modifications Question Hour – May 2018

The next SEC Modifications Question Hour will be held on Monday 7th May 2018. 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

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Business Architecture Model Industry Review – Release 2.0 and SEC content

In order to fulfil the Technical Architecture and Business Architecture Sub-Committee (TABASC) obligations as set out under SEC Section F1.4, the Business Architecture Document (BAD) has been developed, which describes the Business Architecture for GB Smart Metering. The BAD is accompanied by the Business Architecture Model (BAM), which provides a high-level view of the processes

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BEIS Consultation on incorporating ETAD and CTSD into the SEC for Release 2

On 19th April 2018 BEIS issued a consultation letter to Ofgem, the SEC Panel, SEC Parties and other interested parties seeking views on proposals to re-designate the Enduring Test Approach Document (ETAD) v1.2 and the Common Test Scenarios Document (CTSD) v1.3 into the SEC (respectively Appendix J and Appendix R of the SEC).  The proposed

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