For Information: Smart Meter Operation Group Meeting Pack 06/06/2024

The slides from the DESNZ SMOG Meeting held on 6 June are attached.  Items of particular interest to members:

  • Geographical stats of smart meter installs (East Midlands highest – London & Scotland lowest.)
  • RTS Update:
    • Breakdown of RTS Meters by Region. (904k)
    • Breakdown of RTS Meters by Supplier
    • RTS will close down 30 June 2025 – this is the only date to be communicated to consumers.
    • EUK have prepared a briefing paper for MPs & devolved governments. ( Awaiting results of General Election before issuing.)
    • RTS Taskforce to be re-established in next couple of months
    • Intention to have a roundtable in Scotland ( Awaiting results of General Election before issuing.)
    • AMO Members will be included in the taskforce & roundtable
  • Customer Insights from Citizens Advice
  • Asbestos presentation from Scottish Power
  • AoB
    • Simon Wilson raised an issue regarding  meters at height.  This will be discussed at a future SMOG

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Department for Energy Security & Net Zero – Changes to the SEC relating to the Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) scheme

Between 26 February 2024 and 8 April 2024 the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero issued a consultation on proposed changes to the main-body SEC and SEC Appendices aiming to support continuity of the CPA Scheme. This encompasses arrangements for assuring that smart metering devices, which operate as part of the Smart Metering System in Great Britain, meet the required cyber security standard. The proposals enable the transfer of overall responsibility to deliver, maintain, and operate the CPA Scheme from the current owner and operator National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to the SEC Panel’s Security Sub-Committee (SSC). 

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For Information: Central Products List (CPL) Version v3.006 now published on SEC Website

Please note, Version v3.006 of the Central Products List (CPL) is now available. The new workbook can be downloaded here.

Prior to issuing this notification, SECAS has received confirmation from the DCC that the new entries have been uploaded into the DCC’s DSP Systems successfully.

If you have any questions, please contact the SECAS Helpdesk – SECAS@gemserv.com.