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  • 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

  • Winter Newsletter 2021

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

    Posted: 15 February, 2021

  • Wishing all RECC Members a peaceful Christmas and a successful New Year!

    From everyone at RECC we wish to you and your families a peaceful Christmas and a very successful New Year. Our virtual offices will be closed from Wednesday, 23 December and will be re-opening on Monday, 4 January. We won’t be able to answer the telephone while our offices are closed but you can leave us a voicemail on 020 7981 0850 or send us an email to

    Posted: 22 December, 2020

  • REAL Director Philip Wolfe wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    REAL Non-Executive Director Philip Wolfe, MBE, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Solar & Storage Live Virtual Awards on Friday, 11 December in recognition of his 45 years' contribution to renewable and community energy. Philip was the first Chief Executive of BP Solar and then set up Intersolar Group...

    Posted: 15 December, 2020

  • Government announces one-year extension to Green Homes Grant

    Bowing to pressure from installers and consumers the Prime Minsiter, as part of his 10-point Green Plan speech, has today announced that the closing date for the Green Homes Grant Scheme in England will be extended by one year. This means that eligible measures will have to be installed and registered by 31 March 2022 in order for the grant to be redeemed...

    Posted: 18 November, 2020

  • Guidance on working in consumers' homes updated

    Government has announced that there will be a one-month lockdown in England effective from 5 November 2020. During this time the official guidance is as follows: Where people cannot work effectively from home (for instance people who work in critical national infrastructure, construction or manufacturing) they should continue to travel to work/attend their workplace...

    Posted: 2 November, 2020

  • EV Roam to support roaming between UK charging networks

    New service delivered by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd in partnership with the REA to support uptake of roaming EV Roam to provide identification codes for companies in the EV charging ecosystem in line with international standards Roaming crucial for mass uptake of Electric Vehicles in the UK Quote from Minister Rachel Maclean welcoming announcement EV Roam, a new ...

    Posted: 7 October, 2020

  • Dispute over proposed MCS 001-1 requirements

    Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) is aware of a dispute between HIES and MCS over proposed changes to the over-arching MCS Installer Standard MCS 001-1. REAL is not a party to any discussions about this matter. We are therefore not able to comment on the dispute...

    Posted: 11 September, 2020

  • Summer Newsletter 2020

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

    Posted: 18 August, 2020

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