An updated version of the SEC came into effect on 6 May 2020 to implement two modifications as part of the June 2020 SEC Release and a BEIS designation. A further update was made on 7 May 2020 to implement a third modification.
What modifications were implemented?
This SEC Release implemented the following modifications on 6 May 2020:
- SECMP0053 ‘Amend Target Response Times for Service Requests Critical to Installation and Commissioning Processes’
- SECMP0062 ‘Northbound Application Traffic Management – Alert Storm Protection’ Part 1
A second update was made on 7 May 2020 to implement the following modification:
BEIS Designation in support of the DCC’s SMETS1 Core 1.1 Uplift
On 6 May, BEIS issued the Government’s response to a consultation and the resulting direction on a designation date for new versions of SEC Appendix AL ‘SMETS1 Transition and Migration Approach Document’ (TMAD) and Appendix AM ‘SMETS1 Supporting Requirements’ (S1SR) in support of the DCC’s SMETS1 Core 1.1 Uplift. This uplift introduces amendments to the migration approach and S1SR documentation that unlock barriers to migration of devices in certain circumstances.
The government letter, associated annexes and redlining to these documents can be found here.
What parts of the SEC were affected?
The following parts of the SEC have been updated:
- Section H ‘DCC Services’
- Section Z ‘Alt HAN Arrangements’
- Appendix E ‘DCC User Interface Services Schedule’
- Appendix AB ‘Service Request Processing Document’
- Appendix AL ‘SMETS1 Transition and Migration Approach Document’
- Appendix AM ‘SMETS1 Supporting Requirements’
Where can I access the redlining?
The redlined changes to Sections H and Z can be found on CodeWorks via the links below:
The redlined changes to Appendix E and Appendix AB can be found here.