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

SEC Modcast – 18 Apr 19: your weekly update on SEC change

Welcome to this week’s edition of our SEC Modcast, providing a snapshot of the key activities taking place regarding SEC modifications and what you should look out for in the next week or so. In this edition we announce the agenda for the next monthly Working Group meeting, preview next week’s Change Sub-Committee and Change

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SMETS1 Services Release Architecture Documents (Business & Technical) – Industry Review

SEC Section F1.4 (i) sets out the requirement on the Technical Architecture and Business Architecture Sub-Committee (TABASC) to develop and thereafter maintain the Technical Architecture Document (TAD) and the Business Architecture Document (BAD). In advance of SMETS1 Services Release going live later this year, the BAD and TAD have now been updated to apply the SMETS1

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CPL Quality Data

Are you involved in CPL Submissions? If your answer is yes, please read on: The Central/Certified Products List (CPL) – New Entry Form contains several validation checks for the data submitted and further checks are carried out prior to adding a new Device Model to the CPL. This allows to identify and address most issues

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