How the Renewable Heat Incentive works
The Renewable Heat Incentive will be paid for heat generated from eligible renewable systems
Payment of Tariffs under the Renewable Heat Incentive
The Renewable Heat Incentive pays the installation owner for the renewable heat generated provided that they meet certain eligibility criteria.
The tariff payments will be calculated by multiplying the proposed tariff per kWh (see the tariff levels table) by the amount of heat output of the system. This must be measured (or estimated) as described in our page on metering.
When does it come into effect?
The RHI is being introduced in two phases.
How does it interface with other schemes?
There are restrictions on eligibility for the RHI for systems that receive incentives of grants under other schemes as described here.
How to find out more
Just want a quick overview? Go to our Quick Guide
Want to see the government details on the scheme? Go here
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