What we do

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Covid-19

To help us minimise the risk of the virus spreading, and ensure the smooth running of the business, we are now asking DCC staff to conduct business meetings online.

We’ve taken this decision with the wellbeing and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers foremost in mind.

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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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Smart DCC in figures

14/01/2021

9696550

Smart meters connected to the national secure network

14/01/2021

6435139

Total SMETS2 meters on the network

14/01/2021

3261411

Total SMETS1 meters migrated

04/01/2021

335626209

Number of messages sent across the network in December

Data point of the month
10,249,607

messages were sent on New Year’s Day, 2021. That’s up 192% on a year ago, when there were just under 3.5m messages!

Industry Insights

2021 brings exciting challenges ahead

By Angus Flett, CEO

06 January 2021
2021 predictions: DCC innovating

By Mike Hewitt, Chief Technology Officer

11 December 2020
Ben Gatley
2021 predictions: Smart meters

By Ben Gatley, Managing Director at Social Energy Supply

09 December 2020
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