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  • The new flue gas emission limits for biomass boilers claiming the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will now be introduced in Autumn 2013 — rather than by 1st April as originally planned. In a recently-published response to a consultation that opened back in July 2012, the government confirmed that date for these limits to take effect will be pushed back to "no later than the end of 2013". Read More...
  • The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that it is considering increasing the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff paid on ground source heat pumps. Following industry evidence showing that the uptake of ground source heat pumps has been low since the RHI scheme launched in November 2011, DECC is looking at how it can update the current tariffs to offer a bigger incentive for those adopting an installation. Read More...
  • The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released a further Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) consultation on 20th July 2012: 'Renewable Heat Incentive: providing certainty and improving performance'. It is important to note that at this stage, it is only a consultation, so its proposals are not yet law. Read More...
  • The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced how it will control expenditure on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) — the subsidy on the production of heat from renewable sources. If, in any financial year, the RHI reaches 97% of its allocated budget, the scheme will be suspended — i. Read More...
  • The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) really is in full swing, with application accreditation well underway. And it’s the horticulture industry leading the way! To our knowledge, horticultural installations are now contributing 85% (11 MW) to the 13 MW combined total capacity of the installations approved under the RHI scheme so far, which is fantastic news for the industry. Read More...

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