The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government initiative to encourage more people to use renewable energy. The scheme was announced in March 2011 and will offer financial support for renewable heating technologies such as Solar Thermal, Biomass solutions and Air & Ground Source Heat Pumps and others.
In simple terms, that means you will receive payments for generating heat . Payments are made to domestic installation (tax free) over 7 years and to non domestic solutions for 20 years (both are indexed linked).
The scheme will cover single domestic dwellings and owner-occupiers, private landlords, Registered Providers of Social Housing, third party owners of heating systems and self-builders, as well as qualifiying commercial purposes.
We will help you, for domestic installtions, the installer must be Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accredited which Renew Green Energy are. This is necessary to ensure that only quality solutions are fitted from approved companies as poor installations can quickly undermine the sustainability of the renewable industries and it certainly won’t help consumer confidence. This way you are assured of quality.
All applicants are required to complete an Energy Perfomance Certificate (EPC) before applying and to ensure they meet minimum energy efficiency requirements of loft and cavity insulation where required.
Commercially, there again is a list of approved products and installers, (which we are), proof of an installation and and a series of supporting documentions such as bills, invoices, proof of trading etc.
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