Delay of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
In March this year, details of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) were presented by Chris Huhne, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. The £860m scheme is designed to subsidise the use of renewable heating systems and technologies including biomass, ground source and water source heat pumps, solar thermal and biomethane.
- To support emerging technologies and businesses in the UK.
- To strengthens security of supply by offering several heating options.
- To reduce carbon emissions
- Contributes to the Government’s commitment to introduce measures to promote a huge increase in energy from waste through anaerobic digestion.