Factsheet: Renewable heat incentive for Northern Ireland

Renewable heat incentive for Northern Ireland

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012
Description: 
Financial support programme for renewable heat. Provides financial support to non-domestic renewable heat generators and producers of biomethane. The RHI tariff compensates investors for the additional costs of renewable heat compared to traditional fossil fuel systems.
Goal/Aim: 
support renewable heat alternatives

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
DETI (Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment) ; OFGEM (Office of Gas and Electricity Markets)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012