In 2011 the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was launched for commercial purposes, designed for industry, business and the public sector.
The domestic sector launched in the summer of 2014
How The RHI Works
The finalised tariff levels have now been released by the Department for Energy and Climate Change. These figure are:
- Air Source Heat Pumps: 7.3p/kWh
- Ground Source Heat Pumps: 18.8p/kWh
- Solar Thermal: 19.2p/kWh
This is great news for home owners. Not only will they be benefit from dramatically reduced energy bills, but also from a quarterly payment for every kilowatt of renewable energy generated. We’re happy to provide estimates of total RHI payments a home can expect to make. If you’re interested in this service please contact us via our ‘Request More Information’ page
The Department for Energy and Climate Change have published a full press release on their website detailing up-to-date information on the RHI, follow this link to visit their webpage.
If your renewable heating source was installed since 15th July 2009, or you intend to install presently, then you will be eligible for payments. The Renewable Heat Incentive has replaced the Renewable Heat Premium Payment.
The technologies which we install and are covered by the RHI are: