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  • Ofgem seeks input on draft guidance for closure of Domestic RHI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 Ofgem has issued draft guidance on the (DRHI Scheme Closure and is seeking comments on it by 7 February.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 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

  • PRESS RELEASE: New Boiler Upgrade Grant falls short of cost most households will face

    RECC says Boiler Upgrade Scheme offer of £5000 falls short of cost most households will face when installing low-carbon heating systems such as heat pumps; Government’s long delayed Heat and Buildings Strategy announcement suggests the scheme will only deliver 30,000 new heat pumps a year; Continuity following closure of Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI...

    Posted: 19 October, 2021

  • NAO analyses Green Homes Grants scheme failings

    The Green Homes Grants scheme (the Scheme) went live in September 2020, just 12 weeks after first being announced. Government had made £1.5 billion available to be allocated in just 6 months with the twin aims of creating up to 82,500 jobs in the sector and improving the energy efficiency of 600,000 homes...

    Posted: 14 September, 2021

  • Government seeks evidence on value of green tariffs

    As part of the drive to achieve Net Zero CO2 emissions by 2050 against 1990 levels, Government is seeking evidence on how the CO2 content of 'green' electricity tariffs can be made more accurate and transparent...

    Posted: 19 August, 2021

  • Summer Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 3 August, 2021

  • Spring Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 30 April, 2021

  • RECC joins calls for Green Homes Grants scheme to continue

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd, the company that administers RECC, was one of a number of influential industry signatories to a letter to Climate Change Minister, Lord Calanan,setting out the reasons why the Green Homes Grants scheme should not be scrapped...

    Posted: 24 February, 2021

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