Tariffs

In an effort to kick start the renewable heating industry the government have made the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme extremely generous. The tariff for most of the technologies was set with the aim of achieving a 12% return on investment for the customer.

The tariffs for the non-domestic RHI (April 2012-13) are:
The tariff table below shows the tariffs that will be applicable from 1 July 2013. We will publish the next quarterly tariff table by 15 September 2013.

Tariff Name
Eligible Sizes
Tier
Tariffs applicable from 1 April 2013
Tariffs applicable from 1 July 2013
Small commercial biomass
Less than 200 kWth
Tier 1
8.6
8.6
Tier 2
2.2
2.2
Medium Commercial Biomass
200 kWth and above; less than 1,000 kWth
Tier 1
5.3
5.0
Tier 2
2.2
2.1
Large Commercial Biomass
1,000 kWth and above
N/A
1
1
Small Commercial heat pumps
Less than 100 kWth
N/A
4.8
4.8
Large Commercial heat pumps
100 kWth and above
N/A
3.5
3.5
Solar collectors
Less than 200 kWth
N/A
9.2
9.2
Biomethane and biogas combustion
Biomethane all scales, biogas combustion less than 200 kWth
N/A
7.3
7.3