SEC Version 6.9 Designated

13 March 2019

Today, on 13 March 2019, SEC v6.9 has been designated.

On 21 January 2019 BEIS published a consultation seeking stakeholder views on the re-designation of the CPL Requirements Document. Separately, on 12 February 2019 BEIS published a further consultation on the approval of the User Testing Services Approach Document for SMETS1 Services (UTSAD) and the re-designation of the Enduring Test Approach Document (ETAD) and the Common Test Scenarios Document (CTSD).

Following consideration of stakeholder responses, BEIS has decided to:

  • approve the UTSAD; and
  • incorporate the amended versions of the CPL Requirements Document, ETAD and CTSD into the SEC.


The Government response to this consultation can be found below:

You can download a zip folder containing SEC v6.9 here, or download the individual sections of the SEC from the SEC and Guidance Documents page of our website. A zip folder containing the red lined changes can be downloaded here.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the changes to the SEC further, please contact the SEC Change Team on 020 7090 7755 or email