1. J

    MCS Guide is under review

    Consultation is here - been extended to 15th, to allow access to IET COP
  2. S

    MCS registered electrician needed.

    Hello everybody! I have just bought a new house in Kignsley, Stoke-on-trent and as the rear aspect of the roof is facing south almost perfectly- I would like to install a PV system. I am qualified electrician and I have done around 150 installs myself working for big PV companies so I would...
  3. S

    4Kw Inverter but MCS registered at 3.68

    I have had a solar PV system for 7 years now and the 4kw Sunny Boy 4000Tl-200 inverter is coming up with errors. My SunnyBeam logger is showing the inverter cutting out whenever it goes above 2kw on a sunny day. I got an electrician out who says that my Inverter needs replacing however as my MCS...
  4. 1Justin

    PV non MCS wow.

    I am undertaking EICR at a sprawling domestic over a house and several barns/guest suites, which is knee deep in C2 and C1 observations. I have here a ground-mounted PV install without any documentation, not an MCS install, and (I just spoke to DNO), they have no record of it on G59 or G83 and...
  5. L

    MCS Quality Management System

    Hi All We are in the process of applying for MCS for Solar PV. Has anyone got a Quality Management System I could pinch a look at please?? Thanks in advance
  6. C

    Electrician Need For Test&sign My Diy Pv Sys, Don't Need Mcs Reg, Ashford, Kent

  7. C

    Electrician Electrician Need For Test&sign My Diy Pv Sys, Don't Need Mcs Reg, Ashford, Kent

    Hi everybody, I'm new here and possible my last chance to find somebody to test and sign off before I starting to convert my system to island system. My original plan was a grid connection but I'm loosing my hope to find an electrician in Ashford, Kent or surrounding area to test and sign off...
  8. M

    MCS 012 fire rating in roof systems

    Hi All reading the guide it mentions performance of different panels & how they react, Maybe with all the guidelines & standards we have to adopt they should have had more stringent standards on the panels in the first place & then they would not need the requirement. Evidence has emerged...
  9. G

    31st March deadline for FIT applications for systems with MCS cert issued <16th Jan

    Leeds Solar have just become aware that on 10th March DECC slipped in a Statutory Instrument that takes effect today (31st March 2016) that results in the following urgent issue. All existing renewable energy installations with an MCS certificate issued before 15th January 2016 must submit...
  10. M

    Pv Battery Storage & Mcs

  11. M

    Battery Pv Battery Storage & Mcs

    HI all just got update in which they mention the following for battery storage. Since the Solar PV Tariff drop, battery storage has become a way to combat the cuts by storing theenergy from the Solar PV installation and using it during the evening or on-peak tariff times. We areaware that...
  12. L

    Installing PV non MCS

    Hope somebody can help I am a time served sparks and a PV installer with all the relevant qualification. I have installed around 250 PV systems and signed them off as I m NICEIC registered. The MCS was dealt with through the companies I was installing for. So here is the question- As the...
  13. S

    NoSolar PV MCS certificate and original installers aren't allowed back on site

    Solar PV Installation. For reasons I can't go in to, the original installers aren't allowed back on site. The MCS Cerificate has not been issued. Is there any provision for an MCS certificate to be issued by a third party, effectively taking over the job? The MCS themselves are fully aware of...
  14. Worcester

    New MCS Consulation > 50kW

    Just received this: I would suggest we all reply to keep it the same. In my opinion > 50kW requires different expertise and would normally be an M&E type contract, don't let these guys scope creep into commercial areas, the whole design and contract process is very different above 50kW. Same...
  15. P

    MCS assesment

    Hello All, I'm in need of some sensible help / guidance. I've just been moved into a new section in work, in at the deep end, next week we have our MCS assessment. All the original details and paperwork are not available for use, the guy who is to become the duty holder is an electrician but has...
  16. uksparks

    Do I need MCS etc?

    Hi, i cant really go into it to much as a bit top secret, but am going into something with someone who has developed something where it needs an Inveryer connecting up that's grid tied a G83 etc so it cuts off and what not etc and so on la de da, anyway, so he wants me took hook this Inverter...
  17. M

    RHI / MCS 4 ASHPs - 4 flats - 4 submeters and 1 main meter (MPAN)

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has come across this type of situation. I have had an inquiry from a client with a converted house which is now 4 flats all have had individual ASHPs installed, but each flat is on a sub-meter from the original MPAN meter. I understand that the MPAN is recorded...
  18. B

    MCS installation of separately sourced PV kit?

    Hi all, We're planning on having our roof covering replaced when the weather gets better and so thinking of having solar PV installed at the same time. Non-traditional roof so planning on a standing seam metal roof such as Vieozinc as the roof structure isn't designed for tiles. Anyway, I...
  19. B

    MCS/Domestic RHI disconnect

    I think I have bumped into a small disconnect between the two schemes. Architect designed new-build / self-build. I install and commission ASHP and solar thermal. Client moves in a few days later. Client applies for domestic RHI a few days after that. Solar thermal application going through...
  20. jason121

    MCS letter Generation meter

    What will happen to the companies that have left the trade ? MCS has asked that all FIT Licensees send through a list of the addresses that have an incorrectly installed generation meters. The Certification Body will be expected to investigate these cases as non-conformity by the installation...