The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has relocated to Liverpool City Region as it bids to start the “next chapter” of its role within the country’s small-scale renewables sector.

The MCS is now calling the Innovation Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury, between Runcorn and Warrington, its new home having moved from its former base in central London.

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Newly-appointed chief executive Ian Rippin will now lead a team from the Daresbury HQ, including a helpdesk function and several other operational roles which will also move to Cheshire.

The move was revealed to be one of a number of measures taken to refit the scheme after it completed its novation process last year, and Rippin said the move represented the “start of the next chapter” for the MCS.

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