Who we are

RECC sets out high consumer protection standards for businesses who are selling or leasing renewable energy generation systems to domestic consumers. RECC is approved by Chartered Trading Standards Institute as part of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme and is also a TrustMark Scheme Operator.

Our Code

By displaying the logo RECC Members signal they have agreed to abide by the high standards set out in the Consumer Code, following the consumer journey from start to finish, and in the Bye-Laws. Both the Code and the Bye-Laws dovetail with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) installer standards.

Latest News:

  • EV Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints set to launch on 12 February

      Join the REA and Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL) for the launch of the UK’s first Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for domestic charge point installers! The Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints (EVCC), which sets out high standards for businesses who install chargepoints in consumers' homes, will launch on 12 February.  There are around 1,000 businesses authorised to install home chargepoints. However, we know that not all consumers have had a good experience when they've installed one...

    Posted: 10 January, 2020

  • Smart Export Guarantee tariffs introduced

    Larger electricity suppliers were obliged to introduce a Smart Export Guarantee tariff on 1 January 2020. To date, 13 fixed-rate tariffs have been announced together with one variable-rate tariff. Solar Trade Association has put together a league table showing how these compare. (See below for full details of the fixed-rate tariffs only, with thanks to Solar Trade Association.) Of the fixed-rate tariffs, the highest rates currently being offered are: 5.6 p/kWh exported (Social Energy), 5.5 p/kWh exported (Octopus Energy and E.On Energy) and 5...

    Posted: 3 January, 2020

Renewable Energy Consumer Code Trading Standards approved code Chartered Trading Standards Institute TrustMark