RHI reforms delayed

OFGEM have published a factsheet explaining RHI changes will be delayed until “Spring/Summer 17”

Factsheet: Important changes to the Domestic RHI scheme

It affects

  1. Tariff uplifts

“Those who apply to the scheme on or after 14 December 2016 will be eligible for the current tariff rate at the date of applying, and then will subsequently be eligible for the increased tariff rate from the day the amended Domestic RHI Scheme Regulations come into force in spring/summer 2017. This tariff increase will happen automatically so you don’t need to do anything.”

  1. Heat Demand Limits

“Heat demand limits will be set for ASHPs, GSHPs and biomass systems”. The figures for the heat demand limits are:

ASHP- 20,000kWh/a

GSHP -30,000kWh/a

Biomass – -25,000kWh/a