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 Roam to support roaming between UK charging networks

    New service delivered by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd in partnership with the REA to support uptake of roaming EV Roam to provide identification codes for companies in the EV charging ecosystem in line with international standards Roaming crucial for mass uptake of Electric Vehicles in the UK Quote from Minister Rachel Maclean welcoming announcement EV Roam, a new service provided by Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL), delivered in partnership with the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA), will help facilitate the uptake of roaming...

    Posted: 7 October, 2020

  • Dispute over proposed MCS 001-1 requirements

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is aware of a dispute between HIES and MCS over proposed changes to the over-arching MCS Installer Standard MCS 001-1. REAL is not a party to any discussions about this matter. We are therefore not able to comment on the dispute. REAL is committed to working with all parties to drive up standards and to remove complexity from the small-scale renewable certification and approval process, while ensuring that robust consumer protection remains at its core...

    Posted: 11 September, 2020

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