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 – March 2018

The next SEC Modifications’ Question Hour will be held on Monday, 5th March 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 brief overview, there will be opportunity for SEC Parties to ask their questions regarding any of the

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SEC Version 5.14 Designated

SEC Version 5.14 came into effect on 22nd February 2018. The Secretary of State has directed changes to SEC Section A and designated a new SEC Appendix AJ. The changes to Section A introduce a new Section A4 to cover the provisions for derogations from the SMETS1 General Installation End Date. Derogations may be granted

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BEIS Direction incorporating SEC Variation Testing Approach Document (SVTAD) into the SEC for Release 2

On 30 January 2018 BEIS consulted on the timing for incorporation into the SEC of the SVTAD for Release 2; designating v1.5 of the SVTAD as Appendix AJ of the SEC. Views were also invited on additional drafting within the document. In addition BEIS set out the intention to approve the Release 2 System Integration

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