SECMP 0034: Changes to the SEC Section D for DCC analysis provisions

Date raised 05/04/2017 Modifications Path Path 3 – Self Governance
Current stage Not Applicable Overall status Accepted - implemented
Refinement? Yes Urgent modification? No
Proposer name British Gas Proposer's organisation British Gas


Currently, the Smart Energy Code (SEC) does not recognise the Data Communications Company’s (DCCs) Preliminary Assessment (PA) and Impact Assessment (IA) processes. This Modification seeks to update SEC Section D ‘Modification Process’ to ensure:

  • The DCC PA and IA processes are recognised;

  • There are clear delivery timescales and/or methods for setting such timescales; and

  • Associated progress reporting to the SEC Panel.

Proposed implementation timetable

Modification Proposal raised: 05 April 2017

Panel considers Initial Modification Report: 21 April 2017

Working Group Consultation: 24 November 2017 - 15 December 2017

Draft Modification Report presented to Panel: 09 February 2018

Modification Report Consultation: 16 February 2018 - 09 March 2018

Change Board vote: 21 March 2018

Implementation date



  • Modification Proposal Raised
  • Initial Modification Report
  • Refinement Process
  • Modification Report
  • Change Board Vote
  • Modification Decision
SECMP0034 - Modification Proposal Form
SECMP0034 - Initial Modification Report
SECMP0034 Working Group Consultation
SECMP0034 Working Group Consultation Responses
SECMP0034 Modification Report Consultation
SECMP0034 Modification Report Consultation Responses
SECMP0034 Final Modification Report
SECMP0034 Decision Document
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