Welcome to MOCOPA

Important Notice

As from 1st September 2021, under Ofgem’s Retail Code Consolidation, the technical, safety and business interface requirements from MOCOPA will transition to the Retail Energy Code (REC).

The MOCOPA Registration Authority is working alongside the REC Code Manager to ensure an efficient transition for MOCOPA Parties and other interested stakeholders who require MOCOPA support.

All queries from 1st September 2021 can be sent to enquiries@recmanager.co.uk and you can find more information now on the REC website.

MOCOPA will close on 31st March 2022.


The Meter Operation Code of Practice Agreement (MOCOPA) is an Agreement between Distribution Businesses, MOCOPA Operators and the Registration Authority of whom are responsible for specific functions in accordance with the terms of the Agreement.

Parties enter into the Agreement to regulate their relationships regarding the safety, technical and business interface requirements surrounding the provision of meter operation services, and to assure compliance with the requirements of the Agreement.

Parties are charged annual membership fees and are audited each year to confirm compliance with the MOCOPA. The Review Panel (and any delegated workgroups) oversee the Agreement and meet at least six times a year to discuss and implement amendments to the Agreement.

Distribution Businesses are obliged to be a Party to the MOCOPA as set out in Clause 27 of the Distribution Connection and use of System Agreement (DCUSA). If you are a Distribution Business that is not a current MOCOPA Party, please click here for instructions on how to join.

Any company actively working as or under the instruction of a Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Meter Operator Agent can apply to become a Party to the MOCOPA. Please click below to find out more.

Become a MOCOPA Party