The November 2019 SEC Release went live on 29 November 2019, and was the first enduring SEC Release to contain DCC System impacting changes arising from SEC Modification Proposals. The following modifications were implemented in this release:
The SEC Release Implementation Document was last updated on 31 October 2019 following the further change of implementation date, and you can download this version of the document below.
On 1 October 2019, the SEC Panel wrote to the Authority to request the implementation date be amended to 24 November 2019, with flexibility to extend this to 1 December if required. The Authority approved this request on 8 October 2019. The Panel’s letter to the Authority and the Authority’s response can be downloaded below.
- Request to change the November 2019 SEC Release implementation date
- Ofgem decision letter on change of implementation date for the November 2019 SEC Release
On 30 October 2019, the Panel used the discretion granted by the Authority to further revise the implementation date to 29 November 2019. The Panel paper providing the rationale for this decision can be downloaded below.
DCC November 2019 Release
Provided below is a table of documents published to support the implementation of the DCC November 2019 Release.
|SEC Document name||Date Baselined|
|SEC Schedule 8 - GB Companion Specification v2.1 - v3.2 mark-up||21 June 2019|
|SEC Schedule 9 - Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications v3.1 - v4.2 mark-up||10 June 2019|
|SEC Schedule 10 - Communication Hubs Technical Specification v1.1 - v1.3 mark-up||10 June 2019|
|SEC Appendix AD - DCC User Interface Specification v3.1 Draft 5||28 July 2019|
|SEC Appendix AF - Message Mapping Catalogue v3.1 Draft 2||10 June 2019|
Note: Please refer to the SEC Schedule 11 – TS Applicability Tables for current applicability. The GBCS, SMETS, and CHTS documents in table above are intended as guidance for their latest designations on 4 July 2019 for implementation in the November SEC Release. They contain all mark-up of changes since the last active version up to this latest designation.