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Release 3.0 (SMETS1 Enrolment and Adoption)

Release 3.0 will contain DCC and/or SEC Party System impact changes. The content of the release will primarily be Secretary of State (BEIS) executed changes, and is expected to take the form of:

  • the delivery 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 NameDate Approved
System Capacity Testing Approach Document v1.03 July 2019
User Testing Services Approach Document for SMETS1 Services13 January 2020
Migration Testing Approach Document for SMETS1 Services6 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 nameDate Baselined
SEC Appendix B - Organisation Certificate Policy v1.2 draft21 February 2018
SEC Appendix E - UISS v1.2 draft20 February 2019
SEC Appendix I - CH Installation and Maintenance Support Materials v1.3 draft19 December 2018
SEC Appendix M - SMKI Interface Design Specification v1.2 draft21 February 2018
SEC Appendix Z - CPL Requirements Document v1.1 draft 227 February 2018
SEC Appendix AB - Service Request Processing Document v1.2 draft 320 February 2019
SEC Appendix AC - IEDP v1.4 draft20 February 2019
SEC Appendix AD - DCC User Interface Specification v3.0 draft 319 December 2018
SEC Appendix AF - Message Mapping Catalogue v3.0 draft 218 October 2018
SEC Appendix AG - Incident Management Policy v1.2 draft20 June 2018
SEC Appendix AH - Self Service Interface Design Specification v1.2 draft20 June 2018
SMETS1 Testing Baseline Requirements Document v1.2220 September 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.