THE UK government has announced new laws that will ensure households and businesses with small-scale renewable technologies, are paid for exporting their excess electricity to the grid. Read more
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MCS has joined forces with several industry players in a campaign calling for the reversal of a proposal from HMRC to increase VAT on some energy saving materials. Read more
MCS is working in collaboration with The Heat Pump Association and BRE. To help shape the future of the industry this joint group are holding a briefing and workshop. Read more
National certification scheme, MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has launched a nationwide campaign of independent site audits to evaluate how customer protection is being assured. Read more
The Trustees of MCS Charitable Foundation are seeking to appoint a Chief Executive to lead them through its start-up phase to establish a robust grant giving, monitoring and impact evaluation framework alongside the governance structures necessary for legal compliance. Read more
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) have today published a one-month consultation on the MCS Best Practice Guide: A Guide to Renewable Heat Pumps. Read more
This Sunday, 31st March 2019 marks the end of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Scheme, an incentive scheme that has driven the growth of small and mid-sized renewable generation projects across the UK since 2010.
So, what next for installers and our industry? Although MCS certification has been key to claiming incentives, in the wake of these changes, it is important to consider the other benefits of MCS membership. Read more
MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme), a national Certification Scheme has announced sponsorship of the Rooftop Solar Roadshow which will travel the country this May.
Organised by The Solar Trade Association, the Rooftop Solar Roadshow will tour the UK with stops in four major cities to deliver insightful, industry-focused half-day seminars. The Roadshow aims to unite solar installers, helping to develop the knowledge and expertise needed to master the new post-subsidy solar landscape in the UK.
MPs, Peers and the Solar Trade Association have called on Energy Minister Claire Perry to respect the right of ordinary people to a fair minimum floor price for the electricity they export to the grid. The consultation on the new scheme for rewarding exports from small-scale low-carbon generation closed last night, sparking debates in both the Lords and the Commons.Read more