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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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New Plain English Guidance Notes now available

15 April 2021
To help you understand how to follow SEC processes, and comply with the SEC, SECAS has revised the following Guidance Notes. The revisions have been made, following feedback from SEC Parties, to ensure that processes remain up to date and that guidance is written using concise plain English. Guidance Notes ...
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BEIS approval of SMETS1 FOC Device Model Combination to the Eligible Product Combination List for DCC SMETS1 Services

8 April 2021
Today, 8 April 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) approved the addition of the Final Operating Capability (FOC) Device Model Combination (DMC) to the SMETS1 Eligible Product Combination List (EPCL). The approval letter can be found here.
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Consent to take part in the 2021 Ofgem Cross-Code Administration Performance Survey

6 April 2021
SEC Parties are invited to take part in the 2021 Ofgem Cross-Code Administration Performance Survey, specifically in relation to the Smart Energy Code (SEC). Please contact the SECAS Helpdesk to provide your consent for SECAS to share your contact details (name, company name, email address and contact number) with the...
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