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MCS Standard Update – MCS 005 Issue 3

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has today published an updated version (3.0) of MCS 005. This update has been made to align MCS 005 with the current product standards.

The changes are summarised below:

Update to MCS 005 Clauses 2.1 and 5.1 to align with the latest edition of BS EN 61215
Amendment of Clause 7.3 specifying permitted module variation, ensuring that thin film sectors are not disadvantaged
Inclusion of a two-year transition period from the date of publication

MCS 005 v3.0 can be found on the MCS website here.