Biomass Sustainability Requirements

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…

The Domestic RHI: Case Studies

Just eleven months into the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, 25,000 renewable heating systems have been accredited to receive Domestic RHI payments. Ofgem has produced some case studies based on successful RHI applicants. Highlighted here are some of the applicants who are enjoying the benefits of their new biomass systems. You can view these case studies Read More…

REA RHI Roadshow

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) will be running a series of seminars to explain how the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive can help you, whether you are a company planning to supply or install the eligible technologies, a building service engineer, a social landlord, a heating consultant or anyone wandering exactly how the scheme works. How Read More…

RHI Emissions Certificates

In March 2011 the Government published its policy for the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), including the intention to introduce air quality emission limits for biomass boilers (including CHP) that participate in the scheme. Proposed limits were first published for consultation in 2010. These limits were confirmed with the maximum permitted emissions being 30 grams Read More…

Is your insurance ready for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?

You may have read Greg Barker’s “tweet” announcing the long awaited launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The launch is due to go ahead this Easter and is set to have a resounding effect on the heating industry. Are you thinking of diversifying your business to become installers of biomass systems by going Read More…