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  • NAO analyses Green Homes Grants scheme failings

    The Green Homes Grants scheme (the Scheme) went live in September 2020, just 12 weeks after first being announced. Government had made £1.5 billion available to be allocated in just 6 months with the twin aims of creating up to 82,500 jobs in the sector and improving the energy efficiency of 600,000 homes...

    Posted: 14 September, 2021

  • Government seeks evidence on value of green tariffs

    As part of the drive to achieve Net Zero CO2 emissions by 2050 against 1990 levels, Government is seeking evidence on how the CO2 content of 'green' electricity tariffs can be made more accurate and transparent...

    Posted: 19 August, 2021

  • Summer Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 3 August, 2021

  • Spring Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 30 April, 2021

  • RECC joins calls for Green Homes Grants scheme to continue

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd, the company that administers RECC, was one of a number of influential industry signatories to a letter to Climate Change Minister, Lord Calanan,setting out the reasons why the Green Homes Grants scheme should not be scrapped...

    Posted: 24 February, 2021

  • Winter Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 15 February, 2021

  • Wishing all RECC Members a peaceful Christmas and a successful New Year!

    From everyone at RECC we wish to you and your families a peaceful Christmas and a very successful New Year. Our virtual offices will be closed from Wednesday, 23 December and will be re-opening on Monday, 4 January. We won’t be able to answer the telephone while our offices are closed but you can leave us a voicemail on 020 7981 0850 or send us an email to

    Posted: 22 December, 2020

  • REAL Director Philip Wolfe wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    REAL Non-Executive Director Philip Wolfe, MBE, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Solar & Storage Live Virtual Awards on Friday, 11 December in recognition of his 45 years' contribution to renewable and community energy. Philip was the first Chief Executive of BP Solar and then set up Intersolar Group...

    Posted: 15 December, 2020

  • Government announces one-year extension to Green Homes Grant

    Bowing to pressure from installers and consumers the Prime Minsiter, as part of his 10-point Green Plan speech, has today announced that the closing date for the Green Homes Grant Scheme in England will be extended by one year. This means that eligible measures will have to be installed and registered by 31 March 2022 in order for the grant to be redeemed...

    Posted: 18 November, 2020

  • Guidance on working in consumers' homes updated

    Government has announced that there will be a one-month lockdown in England effective from 5 November 2020. During this time the official guidance is as follows: Where people cannot work effectively from home (for instance people who work in critical national infrastructure, construction or manufacturing) they should continue to travel to work/attend their workplace...

    Posted: 2 November, 2020

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