What we do

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DCC Products & Services

DCC is leading the design, build, test and integration of the data and communications infrastructure to connect smart meters with the business systems of energy suppliers, network operators and other authorised users.

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Future Service Development

As the provider of the centralised data and communications services that underpin smart metering, DCC has a crucial role in supporting the industry to deliver the smart meter rollout and help enable wider changes to the industry.

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Become a DCC User

Find out about becoming a User of DCC services. Our customers can use the live systems to send secure communications to Smart Meter devices as well as establishing secure connections to all DCC interfaces.

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Latest customer consultations

View current and previous customer and stakeholder consultations including DCC responses.

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Total SMETS2 meters on the network


Number of messages sent across the network in December

Last Updated: 27/01/2020

Industry Insights

Tackling Climate Change – 2020 and beyond

Angus Flett, CEO

20 January 2020
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How smart meters can unlock innovation in 2020

Aimee Betts-Charalambous, Smart Meter Innovation Lead at BEIS

07 January 2020
Looking back on progress in 2019

Angus Flett, CEO

18 December 2019
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Latest Updates

    • 01
    • January 2020
    Smart Export Guarantee Scheme – Live 1/1/2020

    This is a briefing document outlining the new Smart Export Guarantee scheme. The SEG becomes live on 1/1/2020

    • 17
    • December 2019
    Statement of Service Exemptions 2019

    DCC has published a final version of the Statement of Service Exemptions for the Regulatory Year 2018-19.

    • 29
    • November 2019
    Second-generation smart meters pass 3 million mark

    The Data Communications Company (DCC) has confirmed that the 3 millionth second-generation smart meter (SMETS2) has been installed onto its smart, secure network. More than half-a-billion encrypted messages to and from smart meters have been carried by the DCC’s secure network this year.

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