Low and Zero Carbon TechnologiesLow and Zero Carbon Technologies covers renewable energy and low carbon installations, such as solar panels, heat pumps, biomass heating and wind turbines.
Feed-in tariffsFeed-in tariffs (FITs) – end users are paid to generate electricity - www.ofgem.gov.uk/environmental-programmes/feed-tariff-fit-scheme
Renewable Heat IncentiveRenewable Heat Incentive (RHI) - end users are paid to generate heat.
Renewable Heat Premium PaymentRenewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) – this is a stop-gap scheme for domestic systems.
Renewable Obligation CertificatesRenewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) – The Renewables Obligation (RO) is the main support mechanism for renewable electricity projects in the UK and tends to be used for larger, non-domestic systems, such as photovoltaic panels on commercial roofs, or ground-mounted arrays.
Microgeneration Certification SchemeAs well as incentive schemes, a mechanism is in place to control the quality of products and installations for LZC systems of less than 50kW (electricity) or 45kW (heat).
Guidance: The Green Deal: guide to the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive
6 June, 2014 at 03:12pm
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a long-term government financial support scheme for homeowners, social and private landlords to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland.
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