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Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) offers homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems.  The scheme is open to everyone – home owners, social and private landlords, and people who build their own homes - and is available to households both on and off the gas grid.

The scheme is administered by Ofgem and applies to MCS accredited installations of biomass, solar thermal and heat pumps up to 45kW.  It should lead to a significant contribution to the capital cost of a system, if not full payback, within 7 years.  In addition owners would benefit from fuel savings over the lifetime of the system.


Current Tariffs as at 1st January, 2015

Biomass                                    10.98p

Air Source Heat Pump                 7.3p

Ground Source Heat Pump        18.8p

Solar Thermal                            19.2p


For an introduction to the Domestic RHI

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a Government funded payment over 20 years to encourage investment in specific renewable heat generating technologies. Payments vary according to the technology, heat generated and tariff rate. Tariff rates are linked to the Retail Price Index, thus representing a real return on investment.  Non-domestic applications include commercial, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. This includes bed and breakfasts and multiple dwellings sharing the same heat source.


Tariffs aiming for 12% return on capital expenditure, except for solar thermal which is 5%.

Payments made quarterly over 20 years.

Payments based on actual heat usage, system size and tariff. See tariffs for individual technologies below.


The scheme is administered by Ofgem; for further information see click here or you can email [email protected] or telephone 0845 200 2122.


For further information on the Non-Domestic RHI including Tariffs & Payments


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