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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.

8th October 2013, NEC Birmingham

In collaboration with the Solar Trade Association, the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) will be hosting a solar thermal forum alongside Solar Energy UK exhibition. The forum will focus on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme, the world's first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat. This and other topics will be covered in presentations given by representatives from: STA (UK Solar Trade Association), DECC (UK Department of Energy & Climate Change) and ESTIF Secretariat.

Draft Agenda:

10:45 - Welcome and introduction by STA

11.00 - Welcome from ESTIF

11:10 - The domestic and commercial RHI (STA)

11:30 - Implications of RHI for the UK (DECC)

11:50 - Selling solar thermal, a new approach (STA)

12:10 - Product certification schemes and the benefits of certification (MCS)

12:25 - Implications for European growth of solar thermal (ESTIF)

12:45 - Panel debate (STA/ESTIF/DECC)

13:00 - Closing remarks

The event is free to attend.

This meeting will take place between 10.45 and 13.00 of the 8th of October in the Solar Energy UK exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK.