Thursday, 02 July 2020
A green boiler house with a smoking chimney with trees behind
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by Ed Shuldham

Do you need to amend your RHI application, have you changed something?

Everyone involved with the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will have come across talk of needing an ‘amendment’ at some point but what does that really mean?
Tuesday, 23 June 2020
Two green boilers in containers
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by Sophie Archer

Updates on permitting and ongoing compliance

If your plant exceeds 1 MWth input and was commissioned after the 20 December 2018, it requires an Environmental Permit from the Environment Agency under the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD). Existing plants that were commissioned prior to December 2018 will require permitting in:
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
Five heat pumps in a large shed
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by Ryan Ward

Further RHI degression for large ground source heat pumps

Towards the end of March 2020, we saw a degression in the large (100 kWth and above) ground/water source heat pump RHI tariff of 10%. The recent expenditure forecast published by Ofgem at the end of May highlighted that this technology continues to exceed its expenditure threshold, and as such will
Thursday, 21 May 2020
Countryside view with stone wall in the front and rolling hills behind.
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by Steve Leil

New lease of life for Climate Change Levy discount

In the Spring Budget, the Government announced a two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme, with precise terms now out for consultation.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020
stack of miscanthus bales
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by Jenni Elves

Using Miscanthus chips or bales in your boiler?

Now’s the time to register your harvest on the Sustainable Fuel Register (SFR). It is easy to put things off. We all do it, saving those jobs for the rainy day and then finding something else to do when the heavens open.
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Three biomass boilers being installed in a shed
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by Ben Campbell

How the BSL helps your RHI accreditation

As part of your ongoing Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) obligations, you must demonstrate that any non-waste wood fuels you are sourcing are sustainable. To do this, you must provide evidence that your fuel meets both the land criteria and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) threshold. This leaves you with two
Tuesday, 28 April 2020
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by Sophie Archer

The burning question about refurbs

Have you got a combustion plant over 1 MW input on site? Has it been replaced or had its burner upgraded since the 20 December 2018? Then you may need to comply with the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) regulations to stay compliant with the EA.
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Keep compliant with our new RHI HealthCheck-Lite

Introducing our latest Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) HealthCheck designed to help you meet your obligations and pass an audit, with no immediate site visit required.
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Engineer auditing pipework and machinery
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by Thomas Wilkins

Are your RHI records audit worthy?

Over the past few years, Ofgem has been stepping up the number of audits on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) systems. In fact, all systems on the RHI scheme are expected to be audited at least twice over their 20 years on the scheme. The auditor usually starts by looking at the paperwork and record
Thursday, 12 March 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Are you audit ready?

We have seen participants of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme are having their payments put on hold for over 12 months while they provide Ofgem with evidence to resolve non-compliances. Is your system and are your records ready for an audit?

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