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  • RECC launches Consumer Guide to EV Chargepoints

    RECC has today published a practical guide for consumers thinking about installing an EV chargepoint at home. The guide explains the different chargepoints on offer and sets out the issues consumers need to consider. The guide includes information on costs of EV charging, 'time-of-day' tariffs and specific EV tariffs...

    Posted: 19 February, 2019

  • We are hiring! Compliance Manager role at RECC

    Compliance Manager Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd Salary: around £30,000 Closing Date: 3 March 2019 Email: rebecca@recc.org...

    Posted: 13 February, 2019

  • Futurebuild 2019, 5-7 March 2019, Excel Centre, London

      Futurebuild is one of the industry's biggest events bringing together opinion-shapers, decision-makers, and product innovators to explore the latest thinking and debate the biggest issues facing the built environment - now and in the future, this includes Renewables! The ecobuild conference that will also be running alongside the event will further inform architects and des...

    Posted: 13 February, 2019

  • January Newsletter 2019

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 31 January, 2019

  • Register My Appliance Day 24 January

    The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Applicances (AMDEA) has designated 24 January as Register My Appliance Day in a bid to encourage consumers to register their domestic appliances. Currently fewer than one third of consumers register their major domestic appliances. This can have negative consequences should something go wrong within the guarantee period...

    Posted: 23 January, 2019

  • Solar PV firm fined for making nuisance calls

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Solar Tech North East, a solar PV company based in Middlesborough, £90,000 for making 74,902 nuisance calls between May and June 2017 to consumers registered with the Telephone Preference Scheme (TPS)...

    Posted: 28 November, 2018

  • Autumn Newsletter 2018

    This month's RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...

    Posted: 21 November, 2018

  • RECC launches consumer guide on demand-side response

    RECC has today launched its consumer guide on demand-side response for domestic consumers. The guide explains what demand-side response means and how it works, and lists the sorts of kit in the home that might be part of it. These include smart meters, smart appliances, battery storage systems, electric vehicles that are charged at home and solar PV panels, for example...

    Posted: 23 October, 2018

  • CTSI urges businesses to consider benefits of ADR

    The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) urges businesses to become a member of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS), which is key to strengthening consumer confidence and protection by adopting more effective methods such as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)...

    Posted: 21 September, 2018

  • RECC warns of consumer detriment from closure of Feed-In Tariff Scheme

    RECC has warned of the dangers of widespread mis-selling in the run-up to the proposed date for closing the Feed-In Tariff Scheme to new generators (31 March 2019)...

    Posted: 16 September, 2018

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