Renewable Energy Consumer Code News

The latest news from RECC

  • Winter Newsletter 2020

    The latest RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 11 February, 2020

  • 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...

    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...

    Posted: 3 January, 2020

  • Ofgem publishes Smart Export Guarantee guidance

    On 12 December Ofgem published the final version of its guidance on the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG). Due to come into force on 1 January 2020, the SEG Order and associated Licence Conditions require electricity suppliers to offer new generators payment for electricity exported onto the grid...

    Posted: 17 December, 2019

  • RECC announces partnership with MCS

    RECC has agreed to work closely with MCS on a new offer for installers of solar PV, battery storage and wind. From 1 January 2020 these installers will no longer have to pay an upfront RECC Membership Fee. Instead, RECC will benefit from part of the MCS 'per installation' fee which installers pay when they register an installation on the MCS Installation Database...

    Posted: 11 December, 2019

  • Autumn Newsletter 2019

    The latest RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 31 October, 2019

  • MCS remove HERO Ground Source Heat Pumps from the Scheme

    Following an investigation by the MCS Compliance Team, MCS has removed several HERO ground source heat pumps (GSHP) from its certified products directory. Whilst MCS allows previously certified products to be installed up to 6 months after their removal from the scheme, these products will not be eligible for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)...

    Posted: 18 October, 2019

  • RECC member wins Residential Solar & Storage Award

    Congratulations to FES Support Services, RECC member based in Stirling, who won the prestigious Residential Solar & Storage Award at the Solar & Storage Awards in Birmingham on Thursday evening. Working with Stirling Council in 2018/19 FES installed 945 residential solar PV systems along with 26 Tesla battery storage systems...

    Posted: 20 September, 2019

  • Summer Newsletter 2019

    The latest RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 31 July, 2019

  • Solar Together calls on solar PV installers to register interest in new schemes

    Building on the success of its recent solar PV installation schemes in London and the East of England, Solar Together has announced it will launch further schemes across the UK in September. These schemes will, for the first time, include battery storage where appropriate...

    Posted: 26 June, 2019

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