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  • Biomass Domestic RHI degression announced for 1 January 2017

    BEIS has published their quarterly forecast of domestic and non-domestic RHI expenditure today. This shows that the domestic biomass tariff will be degressed by 10% on 1 January 2017. You can find further information on the BEIS website...

    Posted: 30 November, 2016

  • Consumer Code revised

    The Consumer Code has today (28 October 2016) been revised for the first time in two years. These revisions have been approved by Chartered Institute of Trading Standards, our approval body, and by the RECC Supervisory Panel. The principal revisions are intended to: take account of the introduction of Consumer Rights Act 2015 (affects sections 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4,8.1, 8...

    Posted: 28 October, 2016

  • Autumn 2016 Newsletter

    Access the October 2016 Newsletter below...

    Posted: 27 October, 2016

  • ICO to clamp down on nuisance calls

    In a recent change to the law, from spring 2017, company directors can be held directly responsible for nuisance call practices. Each could be fined up to £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), if they are found to be in breach of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. Read more here...

    Posted: 26 October, 2016

  • New Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland Equity Loan

    The Scottish Government has announced a new pilot loan scheme called the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland (HEEPS) Equity Loan. The scheme will run until 31 March 2017, with the possibility of an extension until March 2018. What is an equity loan? An equity loan is repaid when the property is sold. Applicants do not make any ongoing payments...

    Posted: 22 September, 2016

  • RECC to attend Clean Energy Live, 4-6 October

    RECC to attend Clean Energy Live, 4-6 October at the NEC in Birmingham. The show evolves from Solar Energy UK’s previous energy and brand, and 6-years of continuous show growth...

    Posted: 15 August, 2016

  • Summer 2016 Newsletter

    Access the July 2016 Newsletter below...

    Posted: 25 July, 2016

  • Members urged to support removal of Minimum Import Pricing

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has been working with SolarPower Europe on the ongoing issue of Minimum Import Pricing (MIP) and is now looking for industry to add their name to a letter to the European Commission calling for the end of MIP...

    Posted: 16 June, 2016

  • RECC 2015 Annual Report published

    RECC’s 2015 Annual Report, prepared for the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (TSI), is now available. The report sets out in considerable detail RECC’s wide range of activities and achievements throughout the year. A summary of the report is outlined below or you can access the full report here. RECC membership reduced from 4,100 in 2014 to 3,800 in 2015...

    Posted: 14 June, 2016

  • Ofgem's Domestic RHI quarterly report, Feb - April 2016

    Ofgem has published its 8th quarterly report on the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) from 01 February 2016 to 30 April 2016. It presents the latest statistics on accreditations on the scheme, payments made and feedback from customers. Find the full report here...

    Posted: 27 May, 2016

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