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Thursday 9th of July 2020 | Posted In: Generate, Renewable energy

RHI participants: It’s time to be prepared…

Ofgem audits on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) accredited systems are on the rise now that lockdown restrictions are lessening.

If an auditor uncovers compliance issues you could, at best, face lengthy delays in payments while you sort out inconsistencies, while a serious breach could result in being thrown off the scheme and money paid reclaimed.

Now is the time to ensure that you are ready and that your system will pass an audit easily.

How to ensure you are ready

If your accredited system is several years old or has been modified since installation it's worth checking that the system complies with your accreditation. In our experience, auditors find most non-compliances when they start looking at:

  • System configuration and compliance
  • Record keeping for meters, fuels and heat use
  • System changes and updates since the original application
  • Issues with data submissions
  • Identifying opportunities for improvements

How we can help

Through our RHI HealthCheck service, one of our experienced consultants will come to site and talk through your installation and areas that may be a problem with you. We will review all the documentation that you have and see the records you have been keeping. From there, we can provide advice and support to ensure that you have all the paperwork in place should Ofgem wish to audit you in the future.

We will outline any necessary changes and you will then receive a report letting you know what needs further work to maintain RHI compliance.

Call us on 024 7669 8899 or email renewablesteam@nfuenergy.co.uk to find out more and to arrange your RHI HealthCheck.