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      SOLAR & STORAGE LIVE, 3-5 OCTOBER 2017 RECC to speak and exhibit at Solar & Storage Live, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham...

    Posted: 4 September, 2017

  • RHI Reform laid before Parliament

    On 30 August 2017, Regulations were laid before Parliament, to introduce the first part of the RHI reforms announced in December 2016. Subject to the parliamentary process, these will come into force on 20 September 2017...

    Posted: 1 September, 2017

  • Important battery storage Code launched

    The Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems was published on 7 August by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)...

    Posted: 10 August, 2017

  • VAT clarity for solar & storage

    HMRC has finally provided clarity that batteries sold alongside new solar PV system will most likely be eligible for the reduced VAT rate. In an announcement from the Solar Trade Association ('the STA') they have stated that they have a received an answer from HMRC on the VAT point.....

    Posted: 4 August, 2017

  • Summer 2017 Newsletter

    Access the Summer 2017 Newsletter below...

    Posted: 27 July, 2017

  • Regulations laid in Parliament to update the RHI

    BEIS has announced that it has now laid regulations in Parliament to update both the Domestic and Non-domestic RHI with the latest version of the MCS installer standard for heat pumps (version 5.0 of MIS 3005), which was published by MCS on 28 April...

    Posted: 11 July, 2017

  • Underwriter, Elite Insurance Company Ltd, ceases writing new business

    Underwriter, Elite Insurance Company Ltd has announced that it has now ceased writing any new business with immediate effect. All policies issued up to this date will remain in force and existing policyholders will not be affected. Any claims should continue to be submitted to the company’s claim handling agents as stated on policy documents...

    Posted: 11 July, 2017

  • RHI Regulations update

    In December 2016, the Government published the outcome of the consultation on reforms to the RHI mechanism. However, as a result of the recent announcement regarding the General Election on 8 June, the RHI reforms were not able to go through Parliament...

    Posted: 8 May, 2017

  • Spring Newsletter 2017

    Access the April 2017 Newsletter below...

    Posted: 24 April, 2017

  • RECC now extended to include for battery storage systems and other ‘related’ products

    Battery storage added to the Renewable Energy Consumer Code, to promote consumer protection • Battery storage deployment set to increase in the renewables sector. • Renewable Energy Consumer Code, the UK’s longest established Code in the sector, is leading the way in protecting consumers...

    Posted: 12 April, 2017

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