SECMP 0038: Sending Commands via PPMIDs

Date raised 01/06/2017 Modifications Path Path 2 – Authority Determination
Current stage Refinement Process Overall status Refinement
Refinement? Yes Urgent modification? No
Proposer name Andy Knowles Proposer's organisation Utilita Energy


This modification seeks to offer the option for Prepayment Meter Interface Devices (PPMIDs) to be able to pass fully formed Great Britain Companion Specification (GBCS) Remote Party Commands onto the Home Area Network (HAN). It is expected that the Commands would usually be routed from the Supplier to the PPMID via Wi-Fi connectivity.

Proposed implementation timetable

Modification Proposal raised: 01 June 2017

Panel considers Initial Modification Report: 09 June 2017

Targeted Working Group Consultation: 04 February 2019 - 25 February 2019

Targeted Panel review of Draft Modification Report: 15 March 2019

Targeted Modification Report Consultation: 18 March 2019 - 08 April 2019

Targeted Change Board vote: 24 April 2019

Authority Decision: 27 May 2019

Implementation date



  • Modification Proposal Raised
  • Initial Modification Report
  • Refinement Process
  • Modification Report
  • Change Board Vote
  • Modification Decision
SECMP0038 - Modification Proposal Form v1.3
SECMP0038 - Initial Modification Report
WG1_0808_SECMP0038 - Final Meeting Headlines
SECMP0038 - Solution Design Specifications v1.0
SECMP0031 and SECMP0038 Joint Working Group Meeting - Final Minutes (10.09.18)
Issue SEC0009, SECMP0032 and SECMP0038 Joint Working Group Meeting - Final Minutes (25.10.18)
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