There was the The Microgeneration
Certification Scheme, which is badge of quality for reputable solar panel installation firms, Renewable Energy Assurance, and The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers.
The Energy Team at Muckle won its place on this prestigious panel by demonstrating value for money, project management skills, working efficiently with other advisers and commitment to growing the energy efficiency, microgeneration
and sustainable urban infrastructure sector.
The participating companies, The General Asphalte Company Ltd, Lane Roofing Ltd, LMC Roofing Ltd and Rio Asphalt and Paving Co, have learnt valuable skills including Solar/PV installation, Green Roof training and Microgeneration
Certification Scheme accreditation.
Atmos Consulting is carrying out noise performance testing of micro wind turbines to help meet the requirements of the Microgeneration
Applicant D Woodhead, of Lane Head Farm at Shepley, lodged a plan to erect a 15m (45ft ) microgeneration
turbine on green belt land.
Ceres develops and sells microgeneration
products based on its solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology.
Key tariff ranges for technologies that are MCS (Microgeneration
Certification Scheme) certified and meet relevant required standards include: |Solar thermal technologies - 17.3p/kWh |Ground source heat pumps - 12.5-17.3p/kWh |Air source heat pumps - 6.9-11.5p per kilowatt hour (kWh) |Biomass boilers - 5.2-8.7p/kWh Payments would be over seven years for each kWh of heat produced, for the expected lifetime of the renewable technology, and based on deemed heat usage.
From Friday October 5, the installation of specified "microgeneration
equipment" on or within many types of buildings - excluding homes - will be given "permitted development right" status.
This involved being assessed and accredited to MCS (microgeneration
certification scheme) which is backed by the Government.
The Tegreon solar panels - accredited under the Microgeneration
Certificate Scheme (MCS) - will provide electricity for offices, an accommodation block and stables at the centre and were supplied by North Wales-based renewable energy products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron.