SEC version 27.0 comes into effect on 29 November 2020 to implement the November 2020 SEC Release. This includes 18 Modification Proposals as well as the designation/re-designation of SEC Subsidiary Documents by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
More information on the BEIS Designation can be found here.
What modifications were implemented?
What parts of the SEC were affected?
|SEC document||Available on CodeWorks||SEC Modification||BEIS Designation|
|Section A ‘Definitions and Interpretation’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section G ‘Security’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section I ‘Data Privacy’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section J ‘Payment of Charges’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section L ‘Smart Metering Key Infrastructure’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Schedule 8 ‘GB Companion Specification’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Schedule 9 ‘Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Schedule 10 ‘Communications Hub Technical Specifications’||No||No||Yes|
|Schedule 11 ‘TS Applicability Tables’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix A ‘Device Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||No|
|Appendix B ‘Organisation Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix D ‘SMKI Registration Authority Policies and Procedures’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix E ‘DCC User Gateway Services Schedule’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix I ‘CH Installation and Maintenance Support Materials’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Appendix L ‘SMKI Recovery Procedure’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Appendix M ‘SMKI Interface Design Specification’||No||No||Yes|
|Appendix O ‘SMKI Repository Interface Design Specification’||No||No||Yes|
|Appendix Q ‘IKI Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||No|
|Appendix AB ‘Service Request Processing Document’||Yes||No||Yes|
|Appendix AC ‘Inventory, Enrolment and Decommissioning Procedures’||Yes||No||Yes|
|Appendix AD ‘DCC User Interface Specification’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix AF ‘Message Mapping Catalogue’||No||Yes||Yes|
Where can I access the legal text?
The redlined changes for the documents available on CodeWorks can be found via the links below:
The combined SECAS and BEIS redlining for those documents which are not yet available via CodeWorks can be found here.
We have prepared full marked-up versions of the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications 2 (SMETS2) version 29 November 2020 and the GB Companion Specification (GBCS) version 4.0 against the previously published versions. The mark-up includes commentary identifying whether the changes were made by BEIS changes or SEC Modifications. These are available on our November 2020 SEC Release page.
Our Document Log lists the versions of each SEC document now in effect following this release.
You can download clean versions of the individual SEC documents from the SEC and Supporting Documents section of our website or via CodeWorks.
Where can I find further information?
If you have any questions, you can call the SECAS Helpdesk at 020 7090 7755 or email email@example.com.