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  • RECC urges Government to maintain consumer protection standards

    In its response to the Consultation on a Smart Export Guarantee RECC has urged Government to maintain a high standard of consumer protection in the small-scale renewables sector...

    Posted: 6 March, 2019

  • RECC welcomes planned MCS battery storage standards

    RECC has welcomed the announcement from MCS, the National Certification Body, that it is developing product and installer standards for small-scale battery storage systems. MCS sees these standards as a logical extension to its existing suite of standards which cover solar PV and other renewable technologies...

    Posted: 26 February, 2019

  • RECC launches Consumer Guide to EV Chargepoints

    RECC has today published a practical guide for consumers thinking about installing an EV chargepoint at home. The guide explains the different chargepoints on offer and sets out the issues consumers need to consider. The guide includes information on costs of EV charging, 'time-of-day' tariffs and specific EV tariffs...

    Posted: 19 February, 2019

  • We are hiring! Compliance Manager role at RECC

    Compliance Manager Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd Salary: around £30,000 Closing Date: 3 March 2019 Email: rebecca@recc.org...

    Posted: 13 February, 2019

  • Futurebuild 2019, 5-7 March 2019, Excel Centre, London

      Futurebuild is one of the industry's biggest events bringing together opinion-shapers, decision-makers, and product innovators to explore the latest thinking and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment - now and in the future, this includes Renewables! The ecobuild conference that will also be running alongside the event will further inform architects and des...

    Posted: 13 February, 2019

  • January Newsletter 2019

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 31 January, 2019

  • Register My Appliance Day 24 January

    The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Applicances (AMDEA) has designated 24 January as Register My Appliance Day in a bid to encourage consumers to register their domestic appliances. Currently fewer than one third of consumers register their major domestic appliances. This can have negative consequences should something go wrong within the guarantee period...

    Posted: 23 January, 2019

  • Solar PV firm fined for making nuisance calls

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Solar Tech North East, a solar PV company based in Middlesborough, £90,000 for making 74,902 nuisance calls between May and June 2017 to consumers registered with the Telephone Preference Scheme (TPS)...

    Posted: 28 November, 2018

  • Autumn Newsletter 2018

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 21 November, 2018

  • RECC launches consumer guide on demand-side response

    RECC has today launched its consumer guide on demand-side response for domestic consumers. The guide explains what demand-side response means and how it works, and lists the sorts of kit in the home that might be part of it. These include smart meters, smart appliances, battery storage systems, electric vehicles that are charged at home and solar PV panels, for example...

    Posted: 23 October, 2018

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