What we do

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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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Total SMETS2 meters on the network



Number of messages sent across the network in July

Data point of the month

Increase in SMETS2 installs in the week commencing 27/7/20, compared to average weekly installs during lockdown



Total SMETS1 meters migrated

Industry Insights

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My Smart(ish) Home

By Oliver Bridges, Head of Data Science & Analytics

13 July 2020
International Women In Engineering Day

An interview with Jane Eccles and Charlotte Semp, Programme Directors at the DCC.

23 June 2020
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Why DCC is a Great Place to Work

By Siobhan Stanger, Chief Regulatory Officer

17 June 2020
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Latest Updates

    • 30
    • July 2020
    Elective Communications Services – Customer Update

    Following on from our last update on the 26th June, we have now determined the next steps in our journey to make ECS a better fit to suit your needs.

    • 26
    • June 2020
    Elective Communications Services

    On the 31st March 2020, we released a questionnaire inviting our customers to respond on how we could re-align the ECS offering to better suit your needs. Here are our findings.

    • 22
    • June 2020
    Statement of Service Exemptions 2020

    DCC has published a final version of the Statement of Service Exemptions for the Regulatory Year 2019-20. This has been submitted to and approved by Ofgem.

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