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We are fully qualified and accredited to install Solar PV systems. The process for accreditation is extremely rigorous and ensures that only reputable companies can install renewable energy under the Low Carbon Building Programme grant and the Feed In Tariff.

Back in 2005 we were the first company in Cornwall to be accredited as a solar PV installer and today we're proud to carry on our company traditions of independent advice on all types of renewable energy and the highest quality installations with excellent customer service. Plug Into The Sun continues to aim to be the best solar PV installation company in the UK offering a high quality professional service to enable our clients to reduce their carbon emissions. 

"Plug Into The Sun have provided me with the most comprehensive and impressive Company manuals for customer procedures that I've come across yet." Inspector, Buildings Research Establishment 

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses. The aim of ISO 9001 is to give improved product, process and service quality within an organisation and can lead to increased productivity with a reduction in waste through streamlining of current working practices. Plug into the Sun gained their certificate in 2012.

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Electrical Contractors Association

Electrical Contractors Association logoWe are members of the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) which enables us to undertake 3 phase and commercial scale work.

Businesses and consumers alike can not afford to take risks when appointing electrical contractors. For peace of mind, ensure your electrical system is designed, installed, inspected, tested and maintained by an ECA Registered Member.

Each Registered Member undergoes regular, rigorous technical assessments to ensure they carry out safe electrical work, installed to recognised industry standards and practice.

Find out more about ECA Registered Members’ qualifications here


Microgeneration Certificate Scheme 

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is a government scheme designed to evaluate products and installers against strict criteria, providing greater protection for consumers and ensuring taxpayers' money is spent effectively.

Plug Into The Sun have been awarded accreditation for solar photovoltaic systems under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.

For more information about the Microgeneration Certification Scheme visit


The Low Carbon Partnership

Low Carbon Partnership

The Low Carbon Partnership (TLCP) is a consortium of the UK’s most experienced renewable energy companies. TLCP is a Framework Supplier for the government’s £50 million "public buildings" grant scheme, Low Carbon Buildings: Phase 2.

Plug Into The Sun are associated installers for the Low Carbon Partnership.

For details of Low Carbon Partnerships products and services we offer visit


Solar Century

Solar CenturySolar Century are the UK's leading solar energy company, providing energy for domestic, commercial and community buildings.They design and supply solar energy solutions for the built environment.

Plug Into The Sun are associated installers for Solar Century.

For details of Solar Century products and services we offer visit




ELECSA provides inspection, assessment and certification services to contractors working with electrical installations in private dwellings. It is owned by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). This provides customers with the assurance that approved contractors are fully qualified to work on the electrical circuits in their homes.

Plug Into The Sun are approved PART P self certified electrical contractors through ELECSA. We are also members of the ECA.

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Renewable Energy Association

Renewable Energy AssociationThe Renewable Energy Association represents renewable energy producers and promotes the use of sustainable energy in the UK.

Plug Into The Sun are members of this trade organisation which lobbies the government on policy developments at this critical time for the industry.

For more information about the Renewable Energy Association visit


Renewable Energy Assurance Scheme

Renewable Energy Assurance Listed

The Renewable Energy Assurance Scheme (REA) was set up to bring information, confidence and reassurance to anyone wishing to buy or lease a micro heat or power generation unit for their home, community or small business.

Plug Into The Sun are listed members of who have signed up to the REAL Assurance Scheme Consumer Code.

For more information about the Renewable Energy Assurance Scheme visit


Devon Association for Renewable Energy

Devon Association for Renewable EnergyDARE is respected and established as the only independent organisation in Devon which is dedicated to promoting and supporting the development of renewable energy production and use.

Plug Into The Sun are members of this not-for-profit organisation.