The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat. The RHI will pay participants of the scheme to generate and use renewable energy to heat their buildings.
The domestic RHI is targeted at, but not limited to, homes off the gas grid. Those without mains gas have the most potential to save on fuel bills and decrease carbon emissions.
Tariffs have been calculated by The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and will change annually in-line with the previous year’s Retail Price Index.
All payments are made directly to the homeowner retrospectively every quarter over a period of seven years. The tariffs are per kilowatt hour of renewable energy produced by each of the following technologies: