The GGCS is run by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd. Details of these and other, related bodies are set out below.
REAL carries out a range of certification and consumer protection activities all of which promote renewable energy and the circular economy. REAL’s activities fall under three headings: consumer codes, certification schemes, and other schemes.
Full details of each of these schemes and codes can be found on the REAL website here.
REAL is a company limited by guarantee (number 05720606) and incorporated in 2006. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee (number 04241430).
The REA is a coalition built to be the voice for renewable energy and clean technology in the UK. They are the largest renewable energy and associated clean technology body in the UK, with around 500 member organisations representing every type of renewable energy.
Members comprise generators, project developers, fuel producers and distributors, equipment manufacturers and distributors, installers and service providers, and range from major multinationals to sole traders. The REA empowers member companies to build commercially and environmentally sustainable businesses, by providing the latest information on policy updates, sector-specific insights, topical briefings and industry-leading training/events.