Project Solar is under investigation over the integrity of its system designs, with the residential installer stood further accused of using counterfeit mounting equipment, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Griff Thomas from GTEC discusses the scope of the technology in residential domestic settings and explains the training and standards that are supporting growth in this critical sector.
The MCS has launched its new battery installation standard, detailing requirements for MCS certified installers who supply, design and install electrical energy storage or battery systems.
Telford-based battery and energy storage company AceOn is to showcase its new residential energy storage battery at the upcoming Solar and Storage Live conference at Birmingham’s NEC.
The Treasury has outlined reluctance to change the VAT level on green products, following calls from industry for reductions to accelerate the rollout of technologies like solar panels and heat pumps.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to consult on a new route for installer certification.
Pressure mounts as associations urge the adoption of plan to fix ‘over-engineered’ Green Homes Grant
Four industry associations have joined forces to urge the government to adopt a new plan to improve the beleaguered Green Homes Grant after finding 35% of installers are at risk of shutting up shop due to the scheme.
Installers are calling for an extension to the Green Homes Grants by at least eighteen months.
MCS has updated its solar PV Standard as it celebrates the “encouraging levels” of new installations.
Home Insulation & Energy Systems (HIES) has announced that it is taking legal action against the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Service Co Ltd, due to the latter’s decision to mandate all its registered installers to join its commercial partner Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC).
Domestic solar PV installations more than doubled in June, jumping 185% on average compared to May.
There are “early signs” of domestic renewable energy installations recovering, according to the MCS.
Negative business impacts caused by COVID-19 have been seen by 90% of solar installers, according to a new survey.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has published its standard for the installation of battery energy storage systems.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
National certification scheme MCS has launched a new certification mark for installers and manufacturers.
The Home Insulation & Energy Systems contractors scheme (HIES) is to take a fresh approach with the appointment of a new managing director.
Solar could play a pivotal role in the government’s proposed Future Homes Standard, with a more ambitious option for carbon emission reductions in new build housing preferred.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has slammed government solar deployment statistics, issuing an ultimatum to either “get its house in order” or cease publishing the figures.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has unveiled its rebrand focused on improving accessibility for consumers and emphasising the benefits of ‘home-grown energy’.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has launched a consultation on its new certification for battery energy storage systems.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is the latest to join a slew of calls for the proposed solar VAT hike to be scrapped.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to launch a new certification scheme for battery energy storage systems.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has relocated to Liverpool City Region as it bids to start the “next chapter” of its role within the country’s small-scale renewables sector.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is preparing a proactive investigation of around 300 solar installations as the watchdog doubles down on enforcement issues.
Gemserv, the administrator of the Micro Certification Scheme (MCS), has acquired two specialist consultancies specialising in digital services and cyber security in an effort to broaden its capabilities.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has completed its long-awaited novation process, and its new board of directors have immediately set sight on evolving the scheme.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to strengthen its enforcement action as the body looks to bare its teeth.