SEC v28.0 implemented to support the DCC SMETS1 service

4 December 2020

An updated version of the SEC came into effect on 4 December 2020 to implement a Designation by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). This is to support the Data Communications Company (DCC) Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS) 1 service. Amendments have been made to SEC Appendix AM ‘SMETS1 Supporting Requirements’ (S1SR).

The amendments included changes to Clause 18 of the S1SR to describe Device specific behaviours for Initial Operating Capability (IOC) Aclara Devices related to a workaround for Devices with Auxiliary Load Control functionality. Additionally, amendments have been made to describe Device specific behaviours for Middle Operating Capability (MOC) Secure Devices

The BEIS designation letter and accompanying annexes which include the redlining can be found here.

 

SMETS1 EPCL 8 Approval Decision

Today, 4 December 2020, BEIS also approved the addition of the next Device Model Combinations (DMCs) to the SMETS1 Eligible Product Combination List (EPCL) following EPCL Report 8. The BEIS SMETS1 EPCL 8 Approval Decision can be found here.

 

What parts of the SEC were affected?

  • SEC Appendix AM ‘SMETS1 Supporting Requirements’

 

Our Document Log lists the versions of each SEC document now in effect following this release.

You can download 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 sec.change@gemserv.com.

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