Back in 2018, a very positive and significant change to the RHI regulations was brought in which meant that RHI participants could replace accredited heating systems such as boilers, engines and heat pumps so long as they retain the same technology category.
If you have a new Medium Combustion Plant (MCP) or Specified Generator (SG) and have applied for a bespoke environmental permit, or soon will, the Environment Agency (EA) is providing additional support for applicants in England and Wales from 02 October 2020 to 30 June 2021.
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is coming to an end for new applicants on the 31 March 2021. However, there are two options that can allow participants to install and apply for their projects up to 31 March 2022.
Large water and ground source heat pumps (100 kWth and above) have again been hit with a 20% tariff reduction. This will see the rate drop to Tier 1: 4.47 p/kWh & Tier 2: 1.33 p/kWh for the remainder of the RHI scheme.
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