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Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Explained

DOMESTIC RENEWABLE HEAT INCENTIVE EXPLAINED WHAT IS THE RHI? The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a UK Government scheme set up to encourage uptake of renewable heat technologies among householders, communities and businesses through the provision of financial incentives. The UK Government expects the RHI to make a significant contribution towards their 2020 ambition of having 12 per cent of heating coming from renewable sources. The Renewable Heat Incentive is the first of its kind in the world. HOW THE RHI WORKS The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) provides regular tax free payments to people in Great Britain heating their homes using certain renewable technologies. The scheme is designed to reward households that move away from fossil fuels by paying them to generate heat from renewable sources such as: The RHI applies to both 15th JULY new installations and eligible installations 2009 completed since 15th July 2009 AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP GROUND SOURCE SOLAR THERMAL BIOMASS HEAT PUMP PANELS BOILER WHO'S ELIGIBLE? HEATING SYSTEMS FOR LEASE HIRE RENT PRIVATE LANDLORDS REGISTERED SOCIAL HOUSING PROVIDERS HOMEOWNERS THIRD PARTY SELF BUILDERS OWNERS OF HEATING SYSTEMS Installations must be carried out by a registered MCS installer & the home must have completed a full green deal energy assessment with an approved green deal assessor. Payments are made on the properties estimated heating requirements which are determined during the green deal Energy saving heat sources work more efficiently in well insulated homes. Therefore, there is a minimum requirement of 250mm of loft insulation & cavity wall insulation where recommended in the green deal assessment. sessment. RHI PAYMENTS RHI payments are made quarterly for 7 years. The amount of money received depends on the technology installed: TYPE OF HEATING SYSTEM TARIFF (p/kWh RENEWABLE HEAT) AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP 7.3 GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP 18.8 SOLAR THERMAL PANELS 19.2 OR MORE BIOMASS BOILER 12.2 FUNDING There is funding and finance available for insulation and further energy saving home improvements through the government backed green deal and ECO schemes. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: PRODUCED BY: QMSA ATTWOOD EDTGITAC home/guides/renewable-heat-incentive-rhi-explained/your-rhi-questions-answered/ low-carbon-technologies/supporting-pages/renewable-heat-incentive-rhi

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Explained

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An infographic on the UK's RHI scheme including information on who's eligible, payments and funding.


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