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LZC Technologies

The Built Environment Hub is working in partnership with BRE to provide technical information to members. You must be logged in to the members area to access the full information. The below has been uploaded by BRE and this page is updated regularly.

Low and Zero Carbon Technologies

Low and Zero Carbon Technologies covers renewable energy and low carbon installations, such as solar panels, heat pumps, biomass heating and wind turbines.

Feed-in tariffs

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) – end users are paid to generate electricity -

Renewable Heat Incentive

Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) - end users are paid to generate heat.

Renewable Heat Premium Payment

Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) – this is a stop-gap scheme for domestic systems.

Renewable Obligation Certificates

Renewable 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 Scheme

As 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

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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