What is the renewable heat incentive?
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government incentive scheme designed to reward those who use renewable energy to heat their buildings. There are two government schemes relevant for the installations Better Planet offer: The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG).
The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (RHI)
This scheme supports ground- water- and air-source installations.
The Domestic RHI scheme will close for new applications on March 31st 2022. Tariffs can be decreased if the uptake exceeds certain levels. The current tariffs are guaranteed until July 31st 2020.
|Type of Heating System||Tariff (p/kWh renewable heat) Application on or after 1st April 2020 and on or before 31st July 2020|
|Ground Source Heat Pump||21.29|
|Air Source Heat Pump||10.92|