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SEMINARThe MicrogenerationCertification Scheme      Presented by Linda Mcphillie (CLE)
CLE Implementation of MCS        in Scotland        SEAM Centre      26th October 2011
About CLEScottish Charitable company   Operates Licensing Scheme for Scottish   traders in construction sector       Promo...
Licensing Scheme Standards  Technical Capability   Employee Skills &                 Financial Probity    Qualifications  ...
Trade Association Scheme OperatorsCLE Licensing Scheme covers the following trades:Heating and Ventilation      Electrical...
Helping HomeownersAvoid rogue traders – find reputable ones!Advice on contractingComplaint handling – formal proceduresWeb...
New technologies                  Microgeneration                   Certification                      Scheme             ...
Scottish Government supportEnergy Efficiency Action Plan (action 6.4ii)Commitment to assisting Scottish installerswho wish...
UKAS AccreditationNow accredited certification bodyMCS Certification for Installers5 technologies: • Solar Thermal, Heat P...
Approved Certifier                 of Construction SchemesTerms                     DefinitionsApproved Certifier of     A...
Aligning MCS with ACCS  Key objective to align MCS with Approved Certifier of              Construction Schemes (ACCS)  Ap...
Installer Competence                     Approved Certifier (or equivalent)                 Electrical Installations to BS...
Installer Competence                      Approved Certifier (or equivalent)                    Drainage Heating & Plumbin...
Requirements to meetMCS001 – Quality Management SystemMIS 3000 Series – Installation Standards:  Heat Generating Technolog...
Quality Management System           “Say what you do, do what you say”Expected to include items such as:   – Customer requ...
REAL Assurance Scheme                – Code of PracticePre-sales activity - Advertising, quotations, performance predictio...
Preparing for CertificationManagement system documented & evidence of useAdditional training completedOne installation com...
Certification ProcessAppointment of auditor who arranges visit ½ day office-based assessment    Site based assessment of c...
CostsAnnual Assessment Fees                           CLE Member   CLE non-memberInitial application fee (1st year only)  ...
Why become MCS certified?Financial Incentives for customers                         Feed In Tariff3 financial benefits for...
Renewable Heat IncentiveRHI for non-domestic installs - delayedRH Premium Payments available now • Domestic customers, off...
RH Premium Payment Scheme   Total number of vouchers issued                    2,563     (10% of availability)   Value of ...
Impact of Introduction of FiT                                                                     Number of FIT Registrati...
Installations for FiT in Scotland (at 29.9.11)45004000350030002500                                                        ...
UK vs Scotland Registrations Year 1300002500020000                                                             UK15000    ...
The CompetitionNumber of MCS         Solar Th   Solar PV   Wind T   Biomass   All HPs   ASHPcertifiedcompaniesBased in Sco...
Where are they?Area                      10.06.11       07.10.11   IncreaseArgyll & Islands              4             4  ...
Area                   Solar T   Solar PV   Wind   Biomass   HP’sArgyll & Islands         3          1        1       0   ...
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SEAM Centre Seminar - Oct 2011

  1. 1. SEMINARThe MicrogenerationCertification Scheme Presented by Linda Mcphillie (CLE)
  2. 2. CLE Implementation of MCS in Scotland SEAM Centre 26th October 2011
  3. 3. About CLEScottish Charitable company Operates Licensing Scheme for Scottish traders in construction sector Promoting higher standards in construction companies c2000 Licensed Traders Helping customers to find reputable traders
  4. 4. Licensing Scheme Standards Technical Capability Employee Skills & Financial Probity Qualifications Warranty Cover Customer Care Health & SafetyCommitment to a Code of Practice Liability Insurances
  5. 5. Trade Association Scheme OperatorsCLE Licensing Scheme covers the following trades:Heating and Ventilation Electrical Plumbing Building Decorating
  6. 6. Helping HomeownersAvoid rogue traders – find reputable ones!Advice on contractingComplaint handling – formal proceduresWebsite informationNew Freephone Number
  7. 7. New technologies Microgeneration Certification Scheme For Installers of microgeneration equipment Align withUKAS accredited Building Certification Standards Body – spring Approved 2011 Certifier Schemes
  8. 8. Scottish Government supportEnergy Efficiency Action Plan (action 6.4ii)Commitment to assisting Scottish installerswho wish to have MCS installer certificationSponsored CLE to become Scottish-basedUKAS certification body for MCS
  9. 9. UKAS AccreditationNow accredited certification bodyMCS Certification for Installers5 technologies: • Solar Thermal, Heat Pumps, Biofuel • Solar PV, Micro-Wind TurbinesFocus on Scottish electrical, heating and plumbing companiesIncrease core trades to engage in renewables
  10. 10. Approved Certifier of Construction SchemesTerms DefinitionsApproved Certifier of Allows qualified and experienced building professionalsConstruction Schemes and tradesman to be responsible for ensuring compliance with Scottish Building RegulationsApproved Certifier the individual registered under the scheme who determines compliance with Scottish Building StandardsApproved Body the enterprise registered under the scheme who employs and supports the Approved CertifierCertificate of issued by an Approved Certifier to confirm that workConstruction carried out under a Building Warrant complies with Scottish Building regulationsSchemes ProvidersElectrical Installations to BS7671 SELECT & NICEICDrainage, Heating and Plumbing SNIPEF
  11. 11. Aligning MCS with ACCS Key objective to align MCS with Approved Certifier of Construction Schemes (ACCS) Approved Certifiers & Approved Bodies gaining MCS certification Commitment to adhere to Scottish Building RegulationsBenefit to building owner when Building Warrant is issuedAdded benefits of complaints and disciplinary procedures
  12. 12. Installer Competence Approved Certifier (or equivalent) Electrical Installations to BS7671 Scheme Electricity Generating SJIB Approved Electrician & BS7671Technologies qualification Industry recognised qualification for renewables installation SVQ 3 Certificate in Environmental Technology
  13. 13. Installer Competence Approved Certifier (or equivalent) Drainage Heating & Plumbing Scheme Heat Generating SNIJIB Advanced or Technician Plumber, HeatingTechnologies Engineer or Technician Industry recognised qualification for renewables installation SVQ 3 Certificate in Environmental Technology
  14. 14. Requirements to meetMCS001 – Quality Management SystemMIS 3000 Series – Installation Standards: Heat Generating Technologies Electricity Generating Technologies 3001 Solar Thermal 3002 Solar PV 3004 Biofuel Systems 3003 Micro/Small Wind Turbines 3005 Heat pumps (Ground and Air Source)REAL Assurance Scheme membership
  15. 15. Quality Management System “Say what you do, do what you say”Expected to include items such as: – Customer requirements and – Purchasing contracts – Complaints – Inspection and equipment – Use of certification mark – Record keeping – Training and competence – Health and safety – Corrective & preventive – Storage and actions handling – Reviewing of all this Appropriate to your business
  16. 16. REAL Assurance Scheme – Code of PracticePre-sales activity - Advertising, quotations, performance predictionsContracts – terms of business, cancellation rights, deposits and pre-paymentsCompleting the orderAfter-sales activities – guarantees, maintenance and service agreementsComplaints procedures and Arbitration service
  17. 17. Preparing for CertificationManagement system documented & evidence of useAdditional training completedOne installation completed per technologyMembership of REALApplication and payment to CLE
  18. 18. Certification ProcessAppointment of auditor who arranges visit ½ day office-based assessment Site based assessment of completed installation Audit findings – 45 days to rectify Certification decision Sub-licence Agreement and Certificate awarded Entry on MCS installer database
  19. 19. CostsAnnual Assessment Fees CLE Member CLE non-memberInitial application fee (1st year only) Nil £1001 technology £520 £5902 technologies £640 £7303 technologies £880 £1010MCS Scheme Management Fee (to Gemserv) £110REAL Assurance Scheme • 1 - 6 employees: £220 • 7 - 25 employees: £450 • 26 - 50 employees: £680
  20. 20. Why become MCS certified?Financial Incentives for customers Feed In Tariff3 financial benefits for electricity generation:• Generation Tariff – amount varies depending on technology and size• Export Tariff = 3.1p per KWh exported to grid• Energy bill savings from use of electricity generatedFiT applies up to 5MW, but MCS up to 50kW
  21. 21. Renewable Heat IncentiveRHI for non-domestic installs - delayedRH Premium Payments available now • Domestic customers, off gas Solar thermal £300 • 25,000 installs across UK ASHP £850 • Apply through Energy Saving Trust Biomass £950 • £15m available to March 2012 GSHP £1250RHI for domestic installs – from October 2012 • Installs from July 2009 eligible (with/out RHPP)Below 45kw – must be MCS certified product and installer
  22. 22. RH Premium Payment Scheme Total number of vouchers issued 2,563 (10% of availability) Value of vouchers issued £1,972,750 (13% of budget) Vouchers Issued by Technology Biomass 16% Vouchers Issued by Country Solar Thermal 31% Wales 11% ASHP Scotland 34% 15% GSHP 19% England 74%From Energy Saving Trust. Data as at 23.10.11
  23. 23. Impact of Introduction of FiT Number of FIT Registrations in Scotland 6000 5000Number of FIT Registrations 4000 3000 Hydro PV 2000 Wind Total FIT 1000 0 30.9.10 28.10.10 25.11.10 30.12.10 27.01.11 24.02.11 31.03.11 28.04.11 26.05.11 30.06.11 28.07.11 25.08.11 29.09.11 Date
  24. 24. Installations for FiT in Scotland (at 29.9.11)45004000350030002500 Community 2000 C&I 1500 Domestic 1000 500 0 Hydro PV Wind
  25. 25. UK vs Scotland Registrations Year 1300002500020000 UK15000 Scotland10000 5000 0 Hydro PV Wind A.D.
  26. 26. The CompetitionNumber of MCS Solar Th Solar PV Wind T Biomass All HPs ASHPcertifiedcompaniesBased in Scotland 82 127 35 25 58 7Increase since June +13 +60 +6 +3 +2 +1Number of MCS Solar Th Solar PV Wind T Biomass All HPs ASHPcertifiedcompaniesBased outside 69 145 25 17 56 4ScotlandIncrease since June -1 +23 +1 +1 -2 0
  27. 27. Where are they?Area 10.06.11 07.10.11 IncreaseArgyll & Islands 4 4 0Ayrshires 9 13 +2Borders 7 12 +5D&G 9 13 +4Edinburgh & Lothians 16 26 +10Fife 5 9 +4Forth Valley 15 16 +1Glasgow/west central 16 28 +2Grampian 29 34 +5Highlands 10 12 +2Lanarkshires 14 19 +5Northern Isles 5 9 +4Tayside 18 28 +10Western Isles 4 5 +1
  28. 28. Area Solar T Solar PV Wind Biomass HP’sArgyll & Islands 3 1 1 0 1Ayrshires 2 11 6 0 2Borders 6 6 0 2 2D&G 4 11 2 0 2Edinburgh & Lothians 10 17 2 2 3Fife 2 6 0 2 1Forth Valley 7 8 4 0 4Glasgow/west central 10 19 1 1 3Grampians 12 13 5 6 11Highlands 5 5 1 4 6Lanarkshires 4 14 1 1 6Northern Isles 1 0 6 0 3Tayside 11 16 2 5 9Western Isles 3 1 2 1 3

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