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​​​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).

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Privacy Controls Framework (PCF) v2.11 Published

21 July 2021
The Privacy Controls Framework Version 2.11 has been published to the SEC Website. A clean and a change-tracked version of the PCF can be found here. Updates include: A clarification in Appendix A on the requirements for notifying consumers of third-parties accessing Consumption data, in line with SEC Privacy Obligation...
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SEC v42.0 implemented to support the DCC SMETS1 service

21 July 2021
On 20 July 2021, an updated version of the SEC came into effect to implement a designation made by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). This is in support of the Data Communications Company (DCC) Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS) 1 service.   Summary of changes...
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BEIS response to consultations on Code and Licence Changes

15 July 2021
Today, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its response and conclusions on: Proposed changes to the DCUSA to Facilitate the Installation of Alt HAN Point-to-Point Equipment as set out in the 28 May 2021 consultation. On 15 July 2021, BEIS published its response and conclusions on:...
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