Calendar

Here is a forecast of consultations by DCC in Q2 2018 - Q3 2018. Please note that the expected date of publication and deadline for responses may be subject to change. 

 

Title Date opened Closing date Conclusion date Summary
DCC Firmware Management Consultation 5 November 2018 17 December 2018

February 2019

DCC is consulting on proposals for improvements to the current SMETS2 DCC Communications Hub (Comms Hub) Firmware Management processes.

Consultation on enhanced non-standard delivery process 15 November 2018 6 December 2018

January 2019

DCC is consulting on the introduction of an additional service that would provide the ability for customers to request a non-standard delivery of Communications Hubs at the latest firmware version.

Changes to the Intimate Communications Hub Interface (ICHIS) 23 November 2018
7 December 2018

20 December 2018

DCC is consulting on amendments to the Intimate Communications Hub Interface Specification (ICHIS) and Communications Hub Supporting Information (CHSI). The amendments are focussed on the introduction of a temporary relaxation to the limit of Radio Frequency (RF) interference that a Host (SMETS2 Electricity Smart Metering Equipment (ESME)) may emit in the 900MHz (WAN) and 2.4GHz (HAN) frequency band. The consultation also seeks views on the introduction of a noise limit for the 868MHz (HAN) frequency band.

DCC Production Platform Performance Monitoring 30 November 2018 14 December 2018 January 2019 DCC is consulting on proposals for improvements to the current SMETS2 DCC Communications Hub (Comms Hub) Firmware Management processes.
Smart DCC Engagement with Customers and Stakeholders 3 December 2018 31 January 2019 March 2019 DCC is consulting on proposals to enhance engagement with Customers and Stakeholders.
Wider changes to the Intimate Communications Hub Interface (ICHIS) Q1 2019 Q1 2019 Q1 2019 Plan to consult on changes to the Intimate Communications Hub Interface Specification (ICHIS) including Test Specification
SMETS1 Systems Capacity Testing Approach Document (SCTAD) TBC TBC TBC Consultation on the Systems Capacity Testing Approach Document (SCTAD) 

 

Last Updated: 07-12-18