Renewable Heat Incentive

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Renewable Heat Incentive Explained

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will pay owners of heat pumps installed since July 15th 2009 significant amounts for the renewable heat generated by their renewable heating systems, subject to meeting the relevant eligibility criteria. For information on the eligibility criteria please contact us.


Why use Renewable Heat Incentive?

Promote the use of Renewable Heat to help reduce the UK's Carbon Emissions
Receive quarterly payments for 7 years for the renewable heat you produce

What is RHI ?

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (Domestic RHI) is a government financial incentive to promote the use of renewable heat. Switching to heating systems that use naturally replenished energy can help the UK reduce its carbon emissions. People who join the scheme and stick to its rules, receive quarterly payments for seven years for the amount of clean, green renewable heat their system produces.

The Domestic RHI

The Key to joining is that the renewable heating system heats only a single property which is capable of getting a domestic Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The EPC is the proof we need that your property is assessed as a domestic ‘dwelling’. Without one, you won’t be able to apply and can’t join the scheme.

An EPC gives information about a property’s energy use, plus recommendations on how to reduce energy and save money. It’s required every time you buy, sell or rent a property. It’s included as part of a Green Deal Assessment, which is a requirement for most to join the Domestic RHI.

The Non-Domestic RHI

Generally, if the renewable heating system is in commercial, public or industrial premises, then you would apply to the Non-Domestic RHI. This can include small and large businesses, hospitals, schools, and organisations with district heating schemes where one heating system serves multiple homes.


Generally, if the renewable heating system is in commercial, public or industrial premises, then you would apply to the Non-DomIf your property set-up doesn’t quite fit into standard descriptions, or if your renewable system supplies heat to more than one building, it can be more difficult to decide which scheme to apply to. Or, if you’d be eligible to join either. We’ll assess it case by case, but very generally:

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