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Solar PV

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels generate electricity by using solar cells to convert energy from the sun into electricity. 

MCS approved products satisfy rigorous and established European and International standards. In addition to laboratory testing, the product manufacturers also must undertake factory production control audits to show that they have the management systems in place to support the quality production practices and demonstrate the products at the end of the production line are of the same quality as those that are tested.

Below is the standard required to be met for Solar PV products under the MCS scheme.

 

Technology Specific Scheme Requirements

Solar PV Systems

MCS 005

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Photovoltaic Panels

2.5

16.06.2017

Product standards that have been withdrawn are available for reference here.