GROWING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ECONOMY
More renewable energy in the UK means less reliance on energy imports, more jobs and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
The REA was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit trade association, representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK. The REA helps its members build commercially and environmentally sustainable businesses whilst increasing the contribution of renewable energy to the UK’s electricity, heat, transport and green gas needs.
The REA’s mission is grow the renewable energy economy and to bring renewables into the mainstream. The REA's main objective is to secure the best legislative and regulatory framework for expanding renewable energy production in the UK. The REA undertakes policy development and provides input to government departments, agencies, and regulators often working with NGOs and others.
The REA’s corporate membership consists of around 700 companies ranging from sole traders, farmers, installers, energy suppliers, service providers, major multinationals, project developers, manufacturers, organics recyclers and composters. REA is the only UK trade body representing the full range of renewable technologies across all applications. The Wood Heat Association is affiliated to the REA
DECC have today (26th February 2015) published the outcomes of the first ever allocation round for Contracts for Difference (CfD) contracts...
The European Commission has announced it will further review whether Lynemouth coal power station will be able to convert to a biomass plant Lynemouth Power Ltd has been told that its case will be investigated further to assess whether the conversion would meet EU state aid rules...
New figures released from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show that the uptake of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive has reached 21,932 The statistics from DECC also show that there has been a total of 6,244 new accreditations since April 2014, when the Domestic RHI was officia...
The next Renewable Power and Bioenergy Sector Group Meetings will be taking place on Monday 9th March 2015. Timings: 10:00 - 16:00 The Renewable Power meeting will take place in the morning and the Bioenergy meeting in the afternoon. Both programmes are below...
Event Date: 9 March, 2015 at 10:00
Location: Eversheds LLP,1 Wood St, London EC2V 7WS
Sector: Renewable Power Group
General Election 2015: Renewable Energy Question Time Come and have your say - Tuesday, 10th March 2015 Join the REA for a lively debate on the future of UK energy policy, where you will have the chance to pose questions to a group of senior parliamentarians, from key political ...
Event Date: 10 March, 2015 at 09:00
Location: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, 4 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AU
Organics Recycling 2015 is the annual and most important meeting place for anyone affiliated to the organics recycling sector. This one day conference, exhibition and gala dinner will once again bring the sector together to debate and interact with peers and key decision makers...
Event Date: 12 March, 2015 at 09:00
Location: Horwood House, Mursley Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0PH