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The Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA) is a multi-party contract between licensed electricity distributors, suppliers and generators in Great Britain concerned with the use of the electricity distribution system.

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Validate your Operational Contacts

We recently emailed all Supplier Party Contract Manager's to ask that you review and validate the DCUSA Operational Contacts for your respective organisations. These operational contacts are published on the DCUSA website and made available to all DCUSA Parties.

If you haven't already done so, please can you log in to the DCUSA website and head over to to validate that the operational contacts for your organisation are up to date.

We've created a brief 'how to' guide for those that are unsure how to validate that their current Operational Contacts are still valid, which you can view via:

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Review the DCP 395 Authority Decision

The Authority has approved DCP 395 'Allocation of Smart
Meter Communication Licence costs within LDNO tariffs’. Therefore, in accordance with standard licence condition 22.14 of the Electricity Distribution Licence,
the Authority directs that DCP395 be made.

The implementation date of DCP 395 is set at 01 April 2024.

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DCP 400 Consultation - Response Requested

The DCP 400 'Commissioning of Works using shared Meter Operator services by the Crowded Meter Room Coordinator’' Working Group has released a consultation with a deadline for responses set at 26 July 2022.

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DCP 394 Consultation - Thank you for your responses!

The DCP 394 Working Group will next meet on 25 July to review the consultation responses. A collated document with all responses received can be found by clicking the button to the right.

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