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  • Boiler Upgrade Scheme opens for voucher applications

    The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) has opened for voucher applications today. Once installers have set up a BUS account with Ofgem, as a RECC Member, you will now be able to apply for a BUS voucher and to redeem it following the commissioning of a system...

    Posted: 23 May, 2022

  • RECC Spring Newsletter 2022

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

    Posted: 11 May, 2022

  • Boiler Upgrade Scheme open to installers for registration on 11 April

    As a RECC Member you will be able to create an account with the Government's Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) from Monday, 11 April 2022. Once you have set up a BUS account, as a RECC Member, you will be able to apply for a BUS voucher and to redeem it following commissioning of a system from Monday, 23 May 2022...

    Posted: 7 April, 2022

  • Chancellor announces VAT cut for small-scale renewables

    In his Spring Statement yesterday Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that there would be 0% VAT on small scale renewables and energy efficiency measures as well as their installation from April 2022. The Chancellor announced that the scope of VAT relief would be expanded: VAT on 'Energy Saving Materials' is currently 20% unless some specific social criteria have been met...

    Posted: 24 March, 2022

  • Boiler Upgrade Scheme applications launch date confirmed

    The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will launch Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) applications on Monday 23 May 2022. Installers will be able to make voucher applications on this date. Please note: although the voucher application system opens on 23 May 2022, installations commissioned from 1 April 2022 will be eligible to apply for the BUS...

    Posted: 10 March, 2022

  • Winter Newsletter 2022

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

    Posted: 9 February, 2022

  • Ofgem seeks input on draft guidance for closure of Domestic RHI

    The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (DRHI) scheme will close to new applicants on 31 March 2022. The scheme will continue for existing generators for the remainder of their payment schedules. Ofgem has issued draft guidance on the (DRHI Scheme Closure and is seeking comments on it by 7 February. Ofgem intends to publish the final version of the guidance in early March 2022...

    Posted: 18 January, 2022

  • Ofgem consults on administration of new Boiler Upgrade Scheme

    Government has nominated Ofgem to adminisiter the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) due to be launched in England and Wales in spring this year. In advance of the grant scheme's launch Ofgem is seeking stakeholders' views. RECC members who install heating technologies, along with a wide range of other stakeholders, are encouraged to respond. The deadline for responding is 27 January...

    Posted: 10 January, 2022

  • Have a wonderful Christmas and much success in 2022 from all of us at RECC and EVCC!

      Thank you for your continued support! RECC and EVCC will be closed for the Christmas period from 2pm, Friday 24 December 2021, until Tuesday, 4 January 2022. We won’t be able to answer the telephone while our offices are closed but you can send us an email to info@recc.org.uk and we will get back to you on our return to the office...

    Posted: 22 December, 2021

  • Autumn Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 9 November, 2021

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