Domestic RHI heats up as government finally responds to consultation
Following an extensive consultation on how financial incentives would be best suited to drive uptake of renewable heat technologies in homes, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that it intends to expand the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to homeowners, private and social landlords, third-party owners of heating systems and people who build their own homes.
The domestic RHI, which will replace DECC’s interim Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP), is targeted at, but not limited to, homes that are off the gas grid. The tariffs are designed to compensate for the difference between the cost of installing and operating renewable heating systems and fossil fuel systems (the fossil fuel costs being those of households off the gas grid), including non-financial costs such as disruption, on the basis of 20 years of heat produced.
The eligible heating technologies are: biomass-only boilers; biomass pellet stoves with back boilers; air-to-water, ground- and water-source heat pumps; and flat plate and evacuated tube solar thermal panels…
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