Category 3 Products (REC V3 Baseline)

The following versions of REC Category 3 Products have been developed in readiness for REC V3 implementation on 18 July 2022. 

Category 3 Products being introduced as part of REC V3 are not baselined by the Switching Programme, but have been included on this page for early visiblity where they are available. 

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Performance Assurance Documents

Performance Assurance Board (PAB) Procedures
V3.0
REC/BSC Joint Storyboard
V6.0
REC Service User Categorisation
V4.0
REC Maintenance of Qualification Guidance
V3.0
REC Maintenance of Qualification External Assessment
V2.0
REC Entry Assessment Forms
V2.0
REC Baseline Statement
V3.0
REC Risk Register
V1.1

Central Switching Service (CSS) Documents

CSS Security and API Supporting Information
V1.0
CSS Criteria for Reporting High Demand
V1.0
CSS Error Processing Guide
V1.0
Switching Operational Change Management Procedures
V1.0
Switching Service Management Procedures
V1.0
Switching Incident Management Policy
V1.0
CSS External Testing Guidance
V1.0
CSS External Testing Scenarios
V1.0
Retail Energy Location (REL) Guidance Document
V1.0

Category 3 User Guides

Gas Enquiry Service (GES) User Guide
V0.15
GES Portal User Guide Supplementary Document
V1.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - DNOs
V3.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - MEMs/Supplier Agents
V3.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - Non-Domestic Consumers
V3.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - Suppliers
V3.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - Third Parties
V3.0
Electricity Enquiry Service (EES) User Guide - TPIs
V1.0
Secure Data Exchange Portal (SDEP) User Guide
V3.0