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  • £2bn for Green Home Grants to include heat pumps and solar thermal

    Government is calling for greener, warmer homes as part of its ‘Plan for Jobs’ which includes £2 billion for Green Homes Grants to homeowners and landlords towards the costs of making their homes more energy efficient...

    Posted: 7 August, 2020

  • Installer registration open for new Solar Together group-buying schemes

    Cambridgeshire, Devon, Kent, Suffolk and Sussex councils have confirmed they will be working with independent experts iChoosr to deliver group-buying schemes for solar and storage this autumn. Installers interested in delivering a high volume of high-quality installations in these regions have until the 30th July to apply to participate at

    Posted: 15 July, 2020

  • New Heat Pump Guide to support UK Industry

    Some of the UK’s most experienced clean energy experts have joined forces to create a new guide for domestic heat pump installers. This new heat pump guide creates a single source of best practice guidance to support the UK heat pump industry...

    Posted: 14 July, 2020

  • RECC urges Government to target adequate Clean Heat Grants

    Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) this week urged Government to ensure future support for low carbon heating promotes the sector and protects consumers. Commenting on proposals for grants to cover part of the cost of an air-source heat pump, RECC urged Government to ensure the grants were sufficient to fund heating systems most suitable for consumers' properties and usage...

    Posted: 10 July, 2020

  • RECC supports Work Safe campaign for a safe return to work

    RECC has pledged its support for the Work Safe campaign for a safe return to work. Co-ordinated by TrustMark and The Building Leadership Council, the campaign is predicated on the belief that consumer confidence is pivotal to economic recovery...

    Posted: 10 July, 2020

  • RECC celebrates five years of Alternative Dispute Resolution with CTSI

    RECC's dispute resolution process is approved by Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) under the Alternative Dispute Regulations (ADR) consumer regulations. RECC is pleased to celebrate this important anniversary with CCAS and the £12.7 million recovered for consumers during this this period...

    Posted: 9 July, 2020

  • Spring Newsletter 2020

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

    Posted: 5 May, 2020

  • Codes scheme now protects almost £135bn of consumer transactions

    The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) reported significant increases in its membership and consumer spending this year. CCAS promote codes of practice for different industries which meet core criteria...

    Posted: 28 April, 2020

  • RECC welcomes Government plans for Clean Heat Grants

    RECC has welcomed Government's announcement today that it plans to introduce a grant scheme to support consumers who install renewable heating systems. The scheme is due to follow on directly from the Domestic RHI when it closes on 31 March 2022...

    Posted: 28 April, 2020

  • RECC provides guidance for COVID-19

    RECC has assured its members that it is ready and willing to help in any way it can during this time of great uncertainty. Virginia Graham, RECC CEO, said: "We are very aware of the concerns our members have about the viability of their businesses in the short, medium and long term. I appeal to our members to contact us if there is any advice or information they need...

    Posted: 27 April, 2020

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