Smart DCC Ltd (DCC) operates under the Smart Meter Communication Licence which was granted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and is regulated by Ofgem.
We are registered in England under company number 08641679 and our registered office is at 30 Berners Street, London, England, W1T 3LR, United Kingdom.
The licence allows us to establish and manage the smart metering data and communications infrastructure.
Under this licence, we required to be a Party to and comply with:
The SEC sets out the rights and obligations of each SEC Party.
It is overseen by a Panel of industry experts (the SEC Panel) which includes a DCC representative, and is administered by the Smart Energy Code Administrator and Secretariat (SECAS). DCC supports the development and maintenance of the SEC through assessing and implementing changes (known as modifications), and consulting on changes to technical appendices known as subsidiary documents when directed by BEIS.
For the current version of the SEC and for more information, including how it is governed, visit the SECAS website.
The REC also sets out the rights and obligations of each REC Party. DCC will be responsible for the obligations relating to the design, implementation and early live operation of the Centralised Switching Service.
The development of the REC is being led by Ofgem and will transition to being overseen by RECCo. DCC supports Ofgem and will support development of the REC, including technical content and its change framework.
For the current designated REC version and for more information on REC governance, visit the Ofgem website.