SEC version 27.0 comes into effect on 29 November 2020 to implement the November 2020 SEC Release. This includes 18 Modification Proposals as well as the designation/re-designation of SEC Subsidiary Documents by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
What modifications were implemented?
What parts of the SEC were affected?
|SEC document||Available on CodeWorks||SEC Modification||BEIS Designation|
|Section A ‘Definitions and Interpretation’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section G ‘Security’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section I ‘Data Privacy’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section J ‘Payment of Charges’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Section L ‘Smart Metering Key Infrastructure’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Schedule 8 ‘GB Companion Specification’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Schedule 9 ‘Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Schedule 10 ‘Communications Hub Technical Specifications’||No||No||Yes|
|Schedule 11 ‘TS Applicability Tables’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix A ‘Device Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||No|
|Appendix B ‘Organisation Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix D ‘SMKI Registration Authority Policies and Procedures’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix E ‘DCC User Gateway Services Schedule’||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix I ‘CH Installation and Maintenance Support Materials’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Appendix L ‘SMKI Recovery Procedure’||Yes||Yes||No|
|Appendix M ‘SMKI Interface Design Specification’||No||No||Yes|
|Appendix O ‘SMKI Repository Interface Design Specification’||No||No||Yes|
|Appendix Q ‘IKI Certificate Policy’||No||Yes||No|
|Appendix AB ‘Service Request Processing Document’||Yes||No||Yes|
|Appendix AC ‘Inventory, Enrolment and Decommissioning Procedures’||Yes||No||Yes|
|Appendix AD ‘DCC User Interface Specification’||No||Yes||Yes|
|Appendix AF ‘Message Mapping Catalogue’||No||Yes||Yes|
Where can I access the legal text?
The redlined changes for the documents available on CodeWorks can be found via the links below:
We have prepared full marked-up versions of the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications 2 (SMETS2) version 29 November 2020 and the GB Companion Specification (GBCS) version 4.0 against the previously published versions. The mark-up includes commentary identifying whether the changes were made by BEIS changes or SEC Modifications. These are available on our November 2020 SEC Release page.