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The Renewable Heat Incentive is changing

On Wednesday 20 September 2017, there were some important changes to the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The domestic RHI is the government scheme to get more people installing green heating technologies in their homes. For those considering installing a ground-source heat pump (GSHP), air...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/09/2017 - 14:39

22/09/2017

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2014: A green policy round-up

2014 may be remembered as the year when international debate on climate targets gave way to what looks like broad agreement . Certainly in Europe, more common ground has been found than ever. The green year in England has not been so turbulent by the standards of the sector, but it has still much...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:20

17/12/2014

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Heat is on over technology targets

The WWF has called on the UK Government to put its weight behind green heating. In the Warm homes, not warm words report, the campaign group has put forward a case for the Committee on Climate Change’s ambitious low carbon heating recommendations to be viewed as a realistic proposition. It calls...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 15/12/2014 - 09:20

15/12/2014

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Wood stakes its claim as green heating option

The domestic arm of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has been open for business since spring this year, and several thousand households have already been approved to install green heating technologies under the scheme. Of these, air source heat pumps and solar thermal have been the most popular,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 08:45

05/09/2014

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UK needs to tap into biofuel potential

The UK is importing biomass for energy that it could be producing itself, according to a new report from The University of Manchester. Almost half of the nation’s energy needs could be met by bio energy with no need to bring in any fuels from abroad at all, it claims. These are big findings and in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 16/04/2014 - 08:45

16/04/2014

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Twice the premium for renewable heat

While some will be disappointed that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has yet to kick off for householders, there’s no doubt that there’s been lots of movement to keep things interesting where the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) voucher scheme is concerned. There have been extensions,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 24/05/2013 - 09:00

24/05/2013

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The best incentive

Now’s the sort of time when gazes are set towards this year’s promises. In terms of UK clean energy policies that affect people at home, one of the major items of interest for 2013 has to the domestic branch of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The non-domestic version opened in November 2011...

Submitted by Ian Cuthbert on Wed, 09/01/2013 - 08:30

09/01/2013

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