Red Tape Cut for Large Solar Rooftop Schemes

Businesses will be permitted to install rooftop solar arrays of up to 1MW in size without the need for planning permission, under new Government changes expected to be confirmed by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles today (25 March).

The revised Permitted Development regulations, published online today, state that the allowed development […]

PV Systems on buildings may be moved from 2019

From summer 2019 medium and large building-mounted solar PV systems will be allowed to be moved between buildings without the loss of Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payments.

Previously, if a FIT accredited installation was moved it became ineligible for further support. Now, landlords and tenants who cannot guarantee having long-term ownership […]

Contracts for Difference

The first round of Contracts for Difference, (CfD) allocations were announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) yesterday, Thursday, 26 February 2014. This ushers in a new era of renewable technologies competing for support that is due to replace the current support system under the Renewables […]

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    Feed-in Tariff rate table (1st April 2014 – 31st March 2015)

Feed-in Tariff rate table (1st April 2014 – 31st March 2015)

Feed-in Tariff Payment Rate Table for Photovoltaic Eligible Installations for FIT (1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015)

Solar PV price increase?

The following extract from EDIE news indicates there may be an increase in the price of Solar PV panels soon due to the EU anti dumping tariffs imposed on the Chinese.

Businesses looking to add solar installations should move fast, investor services firm IHS has warned, as EU duties on […]

DECC Announce new RHI for Domestic Properties

It is with great pleasure that MCS bring to your attention the fact that the Domestic RHI has been announced. The Domestic RHI was brought into effect first thing today and MCS looks forward to supporting all concerned in making the most of this great opportunity and world’s first […]

UK Solar Strategy

The government published their solar strategy today to encourage the installation of more solar PV systems with the intention of getting up to 4GW capacity by 2020. The press release is below:

Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have […]

Record Investment in Energy Infrastructure

Government responds to Committee on Climate Change and delivers record investment in energy infrastructure by 2020

The UK is on track to reduce emissions by 34% by 2020 as a result of Government reforms to move to a low-carbon economy. Secretary of State, Edward Davey, today set out the Government’s […]

Work starts on our new Head Office

Work has begun on our new Head Office and workshop facility in earnest.  Demolition of the existing workshop buildings and office wings has taken place to make way for the new buildings.

With our main contractor, GF Tomlinsons Ltd appointed, we are sure that we are going to have a […]

Letter from Department of Energy and Climate Change

A letter from the Rt. Hon. Greg Barker, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change.

View the letter here.