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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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SEC v34.0 published for the February 2021 SEC Release

25 February 2021
SEC version 34.0 came into effect on 25 February 2021 to implement the February 2021 SEC Release. This included two Modification Proposals: MP092 ‘New Planned Maintenance methodology’ MP122A ‘Operational Metrics’   Summary of changes MP092 will incorporate the DCC’s new approach for the delivery of Planned Maintenance, which uses a...
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BEIS approval of SMETS1 Device Model Combinations to the Eligible Product Combination List for DCC SMETS1 Services

24 February 2021
Today, 24 February 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) approved the addition of the next Device Model Combinations (DMCs) to the SMETS1 Eligible Product Combination List (EPCL). The addition of these new DMCs will enable the migration of these devices to the Data Communications Company (DCC)...
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SEC Modcast – 18 Feb 2021: Your regular update on SEC Change

18 February 2021
We have now released the next episode of our SEC Modcast, providing an update on the key activities taking place regarding SEC modifications and releases over this month and what you should look out for in the next week or so. In this episode we cover four new Draft Proposals,...
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