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  • Summer Newsletter 2018

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below. In this month's edition, we are continuing the call to all members to send RECC photos of installs they have completed to be shown on the RECC website...

    Posted: 3 August, 2018

  • Government confirms end to Feed-In Tariff Scheme

    On 19 July Government released proposals for ending the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Scheme and called for evidence on the future of small-scale renewable energy generation. Stakeholders are invited to respond to the propsals and the call for evidence by 13 September...

    Posted: 31 July, 2018

  • MCS installation fee to increase to £30

    MCS has announced that the per installation fee will rise from £15 to £30 on 3 September. From that date all new credits purchased will be charged at £30 each. The Installer Registration Fee is £55 per annum...

    Posted: 31 July, 2018

  • RECC issues 2017 annual report

    RECC has today issued its 2017 annual report. The report desribes the huge body of work that RECC carried out during the year and picks out the highlights. Among many notable achievements listed, during the year, RECC: - had 2...

    Posted: 31 July, 2018

  • Shared Ambition: Advancing EU and UK Cooperation on Climate Targets

    Renewable Energy Association is organising an event on 28 June to examine the UK's role in meeting its share of the latest EU Climate Targets. Energy policy stakeholders now play a crucial role in defining the new relationship between the UK and the EU in order to take forward the shared ambition...

    Posted: 20 June, 2018

  • Energy storage loans available in Scotland

    The Energy Saving Trust (EST) in Scotland is now offering homeowners interest free loans of up to £6k for energy storage technologies!!  Funded by Scottish Government, this is in addition to loans provided for Solar PV systems, from £2,500, up to £5,000...

    Posted: 12 June, 2018

  • The EV Experience conference, 7 June

      The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) is excited to announce that it will be speaking at the REA's event, The EV Experience. It brings together senior stakeholders from the renewables and electric vehicle industries, and investigates what the consumer experience of electric vehicles will be in 2025...

    Posted: 14 May, 2018

  • RECC provides guidance for consumers who take out loans to buy solar PV systems

    RECC is aware that around 2,000 people complained to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) about mis-selling of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2017 alone; and the total number of people affected could be as high as 20,000. Many of these people are looking to reduce their bills, and are often retired or approaching retirement...

    Posted: 10 May, 2018

  • MCS announces its independence from Government

    The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has announced that it is now independent of Government as of 25 April 2018. This is in line with government’s strategy of enabling the renewables market to be more sustainable in the long-term. MCS has been transferred to the MCS Service Company Limited, and the MCS Charitable Foundation...

    Posted: 30 April, 2018

  • Spring 2018 Newsletter

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below. In this month's edition, we are calling to all members to send to RECC their photos of installs they have completed, to be shown on the RECC website. Also members and stakeholders need to opt into receiving emails from RECC, in response to the new GDPR legisaltion to come into force 25 May...

    Posted: 27 April, 2018

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