Release 3.0 will contain DCC and/or SEC Party System impact changes. The content of the release will primarily be SoS (BEIS) executed changes, and is expected to take the form of:
- the deliver of SMETS1 Services (previously referred to as SMETS1 enrolment and adoption.
In addition, Release 3.0 may be supplemented by internal DCC changes undertaken in accordance with the DCC Release Management Policy and approved Modification Proposals.
SMETS1 Services Testing Documentation status tracker
In order to successfully test the content of the SMETS1 Services release, to ensure the changes and new functionality operate as expected, a number of Testing Approach Documents are being produced which will set out how this testing will be undertaken. A tracker spreadsheet is provided below, and gives an overview of the current status of each testing document.
Below is a table of Test Approach Documents that have been approved by the Secretary of State for Release 3 pursuant to the processes set out in the SEC Variation Testing Approach Document (SVTAD) and the SVTAD for SMETS1 Services respectively. These documents are not formal SEC Appendices but they do, however, confer rights and obligations on SEC Parties and so form part of the SEC contract.
|Document Name||Date Approved|
|System Capacity Testing Approach Document v1.0||3 July 2019|
|User Testing Services Approach Document for SMETS1 Services||13 January 2020|
|Migration Testing Approach Document for SMETS1 Services||6 February 2020|
SEC Documents for DCC SMETS1 Services Release (Release 3)
Provided below is a table of SEC documents that have been baselined to support this Release. Content that had previously been baselined for this Release has now been included in Release 2 documents.
|Document name||Date Baselined|
|SEC Appendix B - Organisation Certificate Policy v1.2 draft||21 February 2018|
|SEC Appendix E - UISS v1.2 draft||20 February 2019|
|SEC Appendix I - CH Installation and Maintenance Support Materials v1.3 draft||19 December 2018|
|SEC Appendix M - SMKI Interface Design Specification v1.2 draft||21 February 2018|
|SEC Appendix Z - CPL Requirements Document v1.1 draft 2||27 February 2018|
|SEC Appendix AB - Service Request Processing Document v1.2 draft 3||20 February 2019|
|SEC Appendix AC - IEDP v1.4 draft||20 February 2019|
|SEC Appendix AD - DCC User Interface Specification v3.0 draft 3||19 December 2018|
|SEC Appendix AF - Message Mapping Catalogue v3.0 draft 2||18 October 2018|
|SEC Appendix AG - Incident Management Policy v1.2 draft||20 June 2018|
|SEC Appendix AH - Self Service Interface Design Specification v1.2 draft||20 June 2018|
|SMETS1 Testing Baseline Requirements Document v1.21||22 June 2021|
Testing Related Appeals During Transition
This document explains the circumstances in which the Secretary of State (or such other persons as the Secretary of State directs) will consider appeals and referrals from SEC Parties and others relating to certain testing matters during transition.