The commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a 20 year tariff provided by the government to encourage businesses to install low carbon technologies.
The following tariffs came into force on 28th May 2014. The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive tariff for ground source heat pumps has been increased from 4.9p/kWh to 8.7p/kWh for the first 1314 operating hours per 12 months, the remainder is paid at tier two which is 2.6p/kWh. Air source heat pumps commissioned after 2nd December 2013 are now also eligible for the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive. Learn more about these changes here >>
Our blog explains the tier process for ground source heat pumps.
Tier 1 (p/kWh)
Tier 2 (p/kWh)
|Ground source heat pumps||8.84||2.64|
|Air source heat pumps||2.54||N/A|
Tier one for first 1314 operating hours per 12 months, remainder paid at tier two.
The OFGEM application process is complex and may require additional chargeable consultancy if you wish to benefit from this tariff.
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