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Last update: 19.06.2014

source National Contact Point: eclareon GmbH - Edoardo Binda Zane
(ebz(at)eclareon.com)

The latest estimations (November 2013) of the amount of installed PV power in the UK by the Department of Energy and Climate Change indicated that there are about 2.6 GW of installed PV capacity in operation, mainly concentrated in the residential and commercial market segment. Larger installations are also present but to a lesser extent. ... (Unhide text)
 
Residential systems can count on a quite swift procedure with minor and relatively few barriers in the installation process, as it takes between 2 and 4 weeks to complete the whole process.

Eligibility for FITs - product and installer accreditation

Products and installers must be accredited under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) to be eligible for payments under the FITs scheme. Installers that wish to be accredited under FITs must also join a consumer protection scheme such as REAL code. A list of accredited products and installers can be found on the MCS website. Also an Ofgem approved generation meter must be installed when the system is connected the to the Distribution Network.
 
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Step Difficulty:  Low
 
Authority NameGemserv
SpecialistsMCS Installer

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