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  • 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

  • Beware of JUNK MAIL 'Free Solar PV and System Check' letters!

    New reports show consumers continue to be sent unsolicited letters from Evo Energy Solutions Ltd, company number 11946449. The letters claim that the company's records indicate that the consumer has missed their 'free solar PV and system check'. These letters incorrectly suggest that the company holds information about the consumer's solar PV system when this is not the case...

    Posted: 13 August, 2020

  • RECC publishes 2019 Annual Report

    RECC has today published the 2019 Annual Report! The report summarises and explains the huge body of work that RECC carried out during the year. Virginia Graham, RECC CEO said: "My thanks go to our members who have supported us throughout the year. We couldn't have done any of it without you! My thanks also go to the RECC team members who have worked tirelessly throughout....

    Posted: 13 August, 2020

  • £2bn for Green Home Grants to include heat pumps and solar thermal

    Government is calling for greener, warmer homes as part of its ‘Plan for Jobs’ which includes £2 billion for Green Homes Grants to homeowners and landlords towards the costs of making their homes more energy efficient...

    Posted: 7 August, 2020

  • Installer registration open for new Solar Together group-buying schemes

    Cambridgeshire, Devon, Kent, Suffolk and Sussex councils have confirmed they will be working with independent experts iChoosr to deliver group-buying schemes for solar and storage this autumn. Installers interested in delivering a high volume of high-quality installations in these regions have until the 30th July to apply to participate at

    Posted: 15 July, 2020

  • New Heat Pump Guide to support UK Industry

    Some of the UK’s most experienced clean energy experts have joined forces to create a new guide for domestic heat pump installers. This new heat pump guide creates a single source of best practice guidance to support the UK heat pump industry...

    Posted: 14 July, 2020

  • RECC urges Government to target adequate Clean Heat Grants

    Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) this week urged Government to ensure future support for low carbon heating promotes the sector and protects consumers. Commenting on proposals for grants to cover part of the cost of an air-source heat pump, RECC urged Government to ensure the grants were sufficient to fund heating systems most suitable for consumers' properties and usage...

    Posted: 10 July, 2020

  • RECC supports Work Safe campaign for a safe return to work

    RECC has pledged its support for the Work Safe campaign for a safe return to work. Co-ordinated by TrustMark and The Building Leadership Council, the campaign is predicated on the belief that consumer confidence is pivotal to economic recovery...

    Posted: 10 July, 2020

  • RECC celebrates five years of Alternative Dispute Resolution with CTSI

    RECC's dispute resolution process is approved by Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) under the Alternative Dispute Regulations (ADR) consumer regulations. RECC is pleased to celebrate this important anniversary with CCAS and the £12.7 million recovered for consumers during this this period...

    Posted: 9 July, 2020

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