RHI Update | January 2017

Posted on January 4th, 2017 by Alun

Renewable Heat Incentive | RHI Update January 2017 RHI Update: In March 2016, the Government published a consultation on changes to the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its response on the 14th December. BEIS has announced a tariff increase for three of the eligible Read More…

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From the Helpline

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 by Alun

It’s been a busy time on the HETAS Technical Helpline. Some of the common themes for April include distance to combustibles, CO alarm requirements and positioning and of course external air supply with our latest guidance being sent out in the latest Technical Bulletin. We have also had a number of enquiries about the Renewable Read More…

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Biomass Sustainability Requirements

Posted on August 3rd, 2015 by Alun

Sustainability criteria for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have been introduced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change to ensure all installations using biomass fuels meet the government’s environmental objectives. Consumers receiving Domestic RHI payments for biomass stove or boiler installations, or those thinking of applying for the scheme, will need to meet Read More…

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Biomass Suppliers List Launched

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by Alun

Register your biomass fuel as sustainable From today, woodfuel suppliers will be able to register their fuels as sustainable by applying to the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL). This is a first for the UK biomass sector and a major milestone in ensuring biomass supported under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is sustainable. The BSL will help Read More…

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DECC Domestic RHI Roadshow

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Alun

To help businesses, installers and consumers to find out more about the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will be attending a series of property and renewable energy roadshows this spring. At the DECC RHI Roadshows, attendees will also be able to find out how the domestic Read More…

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Condensing Biomass Boilers qualify for domestic RHI

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by Alun

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has announced that condensing biomass boilers will be eligible for the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which is due to launch in spring 2014. The final domestic RHI policy was published in July 2013 and biomass boilers were initially excluded from the policy. This decision was subject Read More…

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MCS Legacy Applications

Posted on October 8th, 2013 by Alun

Installers and consumers are being reminded to register renewable heating systems that have been installed on or after 15th July 2009 on the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) database immediately in order to avoid missing out on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments. The scheme is for householders looking to replace their current heating system with a Read More…

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Air Quality Regulations for non domestic RHI

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by Alun

HETAS HIGHLIGHTS NEW AIR QUALITY REGULATIONS HETAS is alerting installers and specifiers to changes in air quality regulations which affect biomass applications for the non domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). From September 24th 2013 applications for a biomass boiler will need to have either a RHI emission certificate or an environmental permit demonstrating low particulate Read More…

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RHI Announcement

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by Alun

HETAS welcomes domestic RHI tariff announcement HETAS has welcomed the latest announcements by the government on the long awaited Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Chief executive Bruce Allen said ‘we’re delighted to see that the tariffs for biomass, solar and heat pumps have been announced, which means that people can now get a clearer picture Read More…

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