Renewable Energy Consumer Code News

The latest news from RECC

  • Spring Newsletter 2020

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

    Posted: 5 May, 2020

  • Codes scheme now protects almost £135bn of consumer transactions

    The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) reported significant increases in its membership and consumer spending this year. CCAS promote codes of practice for different industries which meet core criteria...

    Posted: 28 April, 2020

  • RECC welcomes Government plans for Clean Heat Grants

    RECC has welcomed Government's announcement today that it plans to introduce a grant scheme to support consumers who install renewable heating systems. The scheme is due to follow on directly from the Domestic RHI when it closes on 31 March 2022...

    Posted: 28 April, 2020

  • RECC provides guidance for COVID-19

    RECC has assured its members that it is ready and willing to help in any way it can during this time of great uncertainty. Virginia Graham, RECC CEO, said: "We are very aware of the concerns our members have about the viability of their businesses in the short, medium and long term. I appeal to our members to contact us if there is any advice or information they need...

    Posted: 27 April, 2020

  • MCS has set up Emergency Repair Work Register

    To support consumers and installers MCS has decided to set up a register of MCS-certified businesses who are currently offering, or who would be willing to offer, emergency repair work for consumers who are having problems with their renewable energy systems. MCS has decided to take this step in response to calls from consumers seeking help in this difficult time...

    Posted: 2 April, 2020

  • RECC's virtual office is up and running as usual!

    RECC is pleased to confirm that its virtual office is up and running. This means that RECC Team members are available to help our members, consumers and stakeholders as usual. Virginia Graham, RECC CEO said today: "Our thoughts are with the directors and staff of our many member organisations who face a time of great uncertainty over the next few months...

    Posted: 27 March, 2020

  • RECC is moving office!

    From Monday, 23 March RECC's new address will be: Brettenham House, 2 - 19 Lancaster Place, London WC2E 7EN. All our email addresses and telephone numbers will remain the same. Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd, the company that administers RECC together with EVCC and four Certification Schemes, is moving to an office close by our current one...

    Posted: 18 March, 2020

  • RECC welcomes Budget support for consumer heat technologies

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday announced a range of measures to support the renewable heat sector.These included a one-year extension of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive to 31 March 2022, to be followed by a system of grants totalling £100 million to run from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2024...

    Posted: 12 March, 2020

  • Winter Newsletter 2020

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

    Posted: 11 February, 2020

  • EV Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints set to launch on 12 February

      Join the REA and Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL) for the launch of the UK’s first Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for domestic charge point installers! The Electric Vehicle Consumer Code for Home Chargepoints (EVCC), which sets out high standards for businesses who install chargepoints in consumers' homes, will launch on 12 February...

    Posted: 10 January, 2020

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