The Renewable Heat Incentive is a generous UK support mechanism paid on a kWh basis for heat produced from renewable energy, including biomass .
There are two versions:
For approximate annual payment calculations for heating applications Click Here.
From October 2015, RHI participants will have to demonstrate that their fuel complies with RHI standards. This can be achieved either by using sustainable fuels provided by those approved on the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) or by registering as a ‘self-supplier’. For further information go to website: biomass-suppliers-list.service.gov.uk
For more information visit the Ofgem RHI webpage at www.ofgem.gov.uk/rhi or contact the RHI enquiry team on 0845 200 2122, or via e-mail at RHI.Enquiry@ofgem.gov.uk
We recommend you contact The Farm Energy Centre at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, for overall advice on eligibility, how to register as a ‘self-supplier’ with straw or wood, heat meters and eventual certification. Telephone 024 7669 6512
For further information, useful links and details on how to apply to the scheme please visit the RHI website: http://www.ofgem.gov.uk/RHI.
For a summary of some of the documents and information which participants may be required to submit please refer to the following document “Summary of supporting information for RHI applicants”:
If you have any queries please contact the Ofgem E-Serve RHI Team on 0845 200 2122. The helpline opening hours are 8:30am until 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 8:30am until 4:30pm on Fridays. Alternatively, you can send an email to RHI.Enquiry@Ofgem.gov.uk .
You can also contact The Farm Energy Centre at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, who can offer overall advice on eligibility, the application procedure, heat meters and eventual certification. (Tel. 024 7669 6512)