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  • Shared Ambition: Advancing EU and UK Cooperation on Climate Targets

    Renewable Energy Association is organising an event on 28 June to examine the UK's role in meeting its share of the latest EU Climate Targets. Energy policy stakeholders now play a crucial role in defining the new relationship between the UK and the EU in order to take forward the shared ambition...

    Posted: 20 June, 2018

  • Energy storage loans available in Scotland

    The Energy Saving Trust (EST) in Scotland is now offering homeowners interest free loans of up to £6k for energy storage technologies!!  Funded by Scottish Government, this is in addition to loans provided for Solar PV systems, from £2,500, up to £5,000...

    Posted: 12 June, 2018

  • The EV Experience conference, 7 June

      The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) is excited to announce that it will be speaking at the REA's event, The EV Experience. It brings together senior stakeholders from the renewables and electric vehicle industries, and investigates what the consumer experience of electric vehicles will be in 2025...

    Posted: 14 May, 2018

  • RECC provides guidance for consumers who take out loans to buy solar PV systems

    RECC is aware that around 2,000 people complained to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) about mis-selling of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2017 alone; and the total number of people affected could be as high as 20,000. Many of these people are looking to reduce their bills, and are often retired or approaching retirement...

    Posted: 10 May, 2018

  • MCS announces its independence from Government

    The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has announced that it is now independent of Government as of 25 April 2018. This is in line with government’s strategy of enabling the renewables market to be more sustainable in the long-term. MCS has been transferred to the MCS Service Company Limited, and the MCS Charitable Foundation...

    Posted: 30 April, 2018

  • Spring 2018 Newsletter

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below. In this month's edition, we are calling to all members to send to RECC their photos of installs they have completed, to be shown on the RECC website. Also members and stakeholders need to opt into receiving emails from RECC, in response to the new GDPR legisaltion to come into force 25 May...

    Posted: 27 April, 2018

  • British Energy Awards 2018

    The British Renewable Energy Awards 2018 is now open for entry. The British Renewable Energy Awards Gala Dinner, is the most prestigious event in the UK renewable energy industry calendar; recognising and celebrating the achievements of companies and individuals who have done something amazing in renewables and clean technology over the past year...

    Posted: 6 March, 2018

  • Reforms to the RHI laid in Parliament

    Regulations to implement reforms to both the Domestic and Non-domestic RHI schemes have now been laid before Parliament. There will now be a period of six to ten weeks for parliamentary debate, and subsequent parliamentary approval is required before the regulations can come into force. These timings are indicative and subject to parliamentary time...

    Posted: 12 February, 2018

  • Ecobuild

    This year Ecobuild is on 6-8 March 2018, at the ExCel Centre, London. Ecobuild 2018 will present the future of design, construction, and the built environment and includes the latest developments, new product launches, and attract leading individuals from the construction industry...

    Posted: 30 January, 2018

  • Winter 2018 Newsletter

    Welcome to RECC's Winter 2018 Newsletter, happy reading!! ...

    Posted: 24 January, 2018

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