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About MCS

MCS is a mark of quality and demonstrates
compliance to industry standards that companies
strive to meet. It highlights to consumers that
companies are able to consistently install or
manufacture to the highest quality every time.

MCS 005 Issue 2.4 is a minor update to MCS 005 issue 2.3. It is available for reference from the date of publication 18/09/2015. Manufacturers or importers of microgeneration systems who have certificated a microgeneration product in accordance with MCS 005 may commence working in accordance with this update from the date of publication 18/09/2015. Manufacturers or importers of microgeneration systems who have certificated a microgeneration product in accordance with MCS 005 shall commence working in accordance with this update from 18/09/2017.

The update includes:

-          Addition of Clause 7. Performance and Testing Criteria

-          Clauses references throughout the standard

-          Updated BS EN 61646:1997 to 2008 "Thin film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules – Design qualification and type approval"

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