Factsheet: Renewable heat incentive

Renewable heat incentive

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Renewable Heat Incentive
Description: 
Financial support programme for renewable heat. The non-domestic RHI scheme has been open to commercial, industrial, public sector, not for profit and heat networks since November 2011. The scheme is designed to bridge the gap between the cost of fossil fuel heat installations and renewable heat alternatives through financial support for owners. The scheme would be opened to domestic installations as well in the future.
Goal/Aim: 
support renewable heat alternatives

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
DECC (Department of Energy & Climate Change) ; OFGEM (Office of Gas and Electricity Markets)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013