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SEC version 6.23 released – MP089 implemented

20 January 2020

SEC version 6.23 came into effect on 20 January 2020 to implement MP089 ‘Changes to Appendix R ‘Common Testing Scenarios Document’’ as an ad-hoc SEC Release.

 

What parts of the SEC were affected?

The following part of the SEC was affected:

  • Appendix R ‘Common Testing Scenarios Document’

 

The redlined changes to this document can be downloaded here.

You can download a zip folder containing SEC v6.23 here, or download the individual sections of the SEC from the SEC and Guidance Documents page of our website.

 

Where can I find further information?

Further information can be found on the MP089 page of our website. If you have any questions, you can call us via our helpdesk on 020 7090 7755 or email sec.change@gemserv.com.

 

SEC Version 6.15 Designated – June 2019 SEC Release

27 June 2019

SEC version 6.15 came into effect on 27 June 2019 to implement SECMP0058 ‘Changes to the governance of the Self-Service Interface’ as part of the June 2019 SEC Release.

The sections of the SEC affected were:

 

Where can I find further information?

  • You can download a zip folder containing SEC v6.15 here, or download the individual sections of the SEC from the SEC and Guidance Documents page of our website;
  • The redlined changes to these documents can be downloaded here; and
  • SSI Change Governance Process can be found here.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the changes to the SEC further, please contact the SEC Change Team on 020 7090 7755 or email sec.change@gemserv.com.

SECMP0034 and SECMP0045 Modification Report Consultations – responses due by Friday 9th March

16 February 2018

We have issued SECMP0034 ‘Changes to the SEC Section D for DCC analysis provisions’ and SECMP0045 ‘Incorporation of the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations’ forModification Report Consultation, (MRC), which you are invited to respond to by 5pm on Friday 9th March 2018.

 

Who will be impacted?

SECMP0034 will impact the Data Communication Company (DCC). It will not have an impact on any other SEC Parties or on any systems.

SECMP0045 will not have an impact on any SEC Parties or systems.

What are the proposed solutions?

SECMP0034 seeks to recognise the DCC’s Preliminary Assessment and Impact Assessment processes, the timescales for these and associated reporting to the Panel within the SEC.

SECMP0045 proposes to introduce the necessary changes required to the SEC to implement the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How are these Modification Proposals being progressed?

The SEC Panel considered these Modification Proposals on 9th February 2018 and agreed that:

How can I respond?

We invite you to respond to these MRCs by completing the response form attached to each consultation, indicating whether you believe these modifications should be approved or rejected.

If you do not wish to register an opinion on the outcome of a modification, then please indicate ‘no interest’. If you are abstaining for reasons other than no impact on your organisation, then please indicate ‘abstain’ in the consultation response form.

When providing your views, please provide supporting rationale, making reference to the relevant SEC Objectives.

Please send your responses to SEC.Change@gemserv.com using the attached consultation response forms by 5pm on Friday 9th March 2018.

Please note that this is your final opportunity to comment on these modifications prior to the Change Board Vote, which will take place on 21st March 2018.

Where can I find further information?

Further information can be found on the SECMP0034 and SECMP0045 pages of our website. If you have any questions or would like to discuss these modifications further, please contact Talia Addy on 020 7090 1010 or email SEC.Change@gemserv.com.

SECMP0002 Working Group Consultation – responses due by 26th January 2018

5 January 2018

We have issued SECMP0002 ‘Add New Command to Reset Debt Registers’ for Working Group Consultation, which you are invited to respond to by 5pm on Friday 26th January 2018.

SECMP0002 Working Group Consultation

 

Who will be impacted?

SECMP0002 will impact Suppliers, Other SEC Parties, the Data Communications Company (DCC) and the Smart Energy Code Administrator and Secretariat (SECAS).

What is the proposed solution?

This Modification Proposal seeks to add a new Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specification (SMETS) Command to allow Users to reset any of the three debt registers on an Electricity Smart Metering Equipment (ESME) or Gas Smart Metering Equipment (GSME).

How can I respond?

We invite you to respond to this Working Group Consultation by providing answers to the questions in the response form included in the consultation.

Please send your response to SEC.Change@gemserv.com by 5pm on Friday 26th January 2018.

Where can I find further information?

Further information can be found on the SECMP0002 page of our website. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this modification further, please contact Sasha Townsend on 020 7090 7755 or email her at SEC.Change@gemserv.com.

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