MCS unveils redevelopment plans

MCS has revealed plans to revamp its certification scheme, emphasising consumer protection and simplifying assessment procedures

Octopus Energy’s solar certification shift raises concerns

Octopus’ policy change allowing non-accredited solar installers to access its Smart Export Guarantee tariffs has raised concerns about potential compromises in solar quality and safety standards

Solar surge sparks £4m deal: Good Energy acquires Wessex ECOEnergy

Good Energy has acquired Wessex ECOEnergy as part of its expansion into solar installations, following its recent entry into heat pump installations

Good Energy promises good deed Feed

Renewable electricity supplier Good Energy has promised to keep its office open over the weekend of 10th and 11th December to help small solar generators meet the Feed-in Tariff deadline. The date was brought forward controversially by the coalition, leaving many in the industry in disarray over their applications. Under the new tariff payments for […]

Cowboy builders- from double glazing to solar panels?

Better regulation is needed in the solar industry to protect customers from cowboy builders. These were the words of leading voices in the relatively new sector. Speaking at Solar Power UK in Birmingham, two solar bosses told ELN more had to be done to give consumers the confidence to have solar panels installed. Gregory Spanoudakis, […]

Eco Environments gets across-the-board accreditations

Renewable energy company Eco Environments has become one of only a handful of firms in the UK to secure a full set of energy industry accreditations. The company has won Microgeneration Certification Scheme accreditations for all four of its specialist areas: solar PV, wind turbines, solar thermal and heat pumps. The accreditations come in the […]