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Below is a list of websites which you may find relevant to the operation of the DCUSA. Please click on one of the links to open the site in a new window or tab.​

Association of Meter Operators (AMO)
The AMO is a trade association representing electricity Meter Operators (MOPs) and Meter Asset Managers (MAMs).
Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC)
The Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) contains the governance arrangements for electricity balancing and settlement in Great Britain.
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) ​
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) is the ministerial department responsible to ensure secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change.
Distribution Code (DCode) ​
The Distribution Code of Licensed Distribution Operators of Great Britain.
ElectraLink is an impartial service provider of electronic data transfer services and associated services including administrative and secretarial support to companies operating in the UK utility markets.
Electricity Act 1989
​The Electricity Act is important legislation to the electricity sector.
Energy Network Association(ENA) ​
The Energy Networks Association is an industry body for UK wires and pipes companies that carry electricity and gas to UK homes and businesses.
Electricity Arbitration Association (EAA)
The Electricity Arbitration Association (EAA) provides an alternative means whereby disputes between all types of participants could be resolved.
Master Registration Agreement (MRA) ​
The MRA is an Agreement that sets out terms for the provision of Metering Point Administration Services (MPAS Registrations), and procedures in relation to the Change of Supplier to any premise/metering point.
National Terms of Connection (NTC)
National Terms of Connection Great Britain as referred to in the DCUSA.
Ofgem is the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, a non-ministerial government department and an independent National Regulatory Authority.
Smart Energy Code (SEC)
The Smart Energy Code (SEC) is a multilateral agreement that sets out the detailed provisions governing the relationship between the DCC (Data Communications Company) which is the licensed provider of smart metering communication services, and the users of its services.
Standard Licence Conditions
Standard Licence Conditions are conditions that apply to all licensees of a particular licence type, including Electricity Suppliers and Distributors. 
OFGEM - Electricity Codes Webpage
This is a link to a page on the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (OFGEM) website which lists the electricity codes.
Code Administration Code of Practice (CACOP)
This is a link to the Code Administration Code of Practice page on the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) website.
Cross Code Engagement
Code Administrator Code of Practice (CACoP) Principle 13 states that Code Administrators will ensure cross code co-ordination to progress changes efficiently where modifications impact multiple codes. The DCUSA Secretariat participates in a Cross Codes Engagement meeting whose output is a monthly updated spreadsheet on the progress of changes that have been identified as impacting other codes. This web address link to the Cross Codes Engagement spreadsheet.