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  • RECC Exhibits at InstallerSHOW 24

    RECC is excited to participate and exhibit at InstallerSHOW 24. The InstallerSHOW provides an opportunity for up to 20,000 installers, specifiers and decision makers from the heat, water, air and energy sectors to gather under one roof...

    Posted: 24 May, 2024

  • New data analysis provides evidence on in-situ heat pump performance

    Comprehensive evidence to be published by RECC and the Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) shortly provides new insights into the system performance of 1,700 air and ground source heat pumps (ASHPs and GSHPs). These heat pumps were subject to strict monitoring by Ofgem under the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations...

    Posted: 23 May, 2024

  • RECC Spring Newsletter 2024

    The Spring newsletter is now published.There have been several developments in consumer protection and the renewables sector, including changes to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) to boost demand for heat pumps, Government signalling the possible end of domestic hydrogen heating and delaying of the heat market mechanism...

    Posted: 22 May, 2024

  • Solar and Storage Live Exhibition 2024

    RECC and EVCC are exhibiting at Solar & Storage Live 2024.Solar and Storage Live is the UK's largest renewable energy exhibition, offering solar & storage solutions for residential, commercial and large scale utility projects.The show is on 29 -30 April, 2024 and will take place at The Excel, London, Hall S8...

    Posted: 11 April, 2024

  • RECC Winter Newsletter 2024

    The winter newsletter is now published.There have been several developments in consumer protection and the renewables sector, including an extension of VAT relief on energy savings materials to include electrical battery storage and water source heat pumps. Consumers can expect further support with an increase in government allocation of an extra £1...

    Posted: 12 February, 2024

  • RECC Exhibits at Futurebuild

    RECC is excited to participate in Futurebuild this year.Futurebuild is a premier event which provides an opportunity for organisations, companies and various brands in the built environment to exhibit their products and services. There is expected to be over 400 + innovative brands and a leading knowledge programme of 500+ industry-leading speakers across 2 conferences and 6 seminar stages...

    Posted: 8 February, 2024

  • Government extends VAT relief on Energy Saving Materials

    Government has announced the expansion of VAT relief on energy saving materials (ESMs) commencing 1 February 2024. The zero-rated VAT applies to: electrical battery storagewater-source heat pumps; anddiverters retrofitted to ESMs such as solar panels and wind turbines...

    Posted: 18 December, 2023

  • RECC Autumn Newsletter 2023

    The autumn newsletter is now published.There have been several developments in consumer protection and the renewables sector, including an increase in the boiler upgrade scheme grants. There are also new consumer guidance documents including guidance on consumers in vulnerable circumstances and a guide to solar panels...

    Posted: 6 November, 2023

  • RECC welcomes increased BUS grants

    Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister, has announced that the grants available under the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) will increase to £7,500 from 23 October. The increased grants will be available for air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps. RECC welcomes the added incentive the increased grants will provide for homeowners who wish to replace their existing boilers with heat pumps...

    Posted: 25 September, 2023

  • Solar and Storage Live Exhibition 2023

     RECC and EVCC are exhibiting at Solar & Storage Live 2023.Solar and Storage Live is the UK's largest renewable energy exhibition. Visitors are buyers and installers of solar systems.The show is on 17 - 19 October, and will take place at The NEC, Birmingham...

    Posted: 21 September, 2023

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