Renewable Heat Incentive tariff update for 2012-13

Posted on 21 March 2012

 

Ofgem have announced that as of the 1st April 2012 the RHI tariffs will be updated inline with the retail price index at 4.8%.

The RHI supports non-domestic renewable heat installations and the production of biomethane for injection in the national gas grid.

 

Levels of Support from 1st April 2012
Tariff Technology Eligible sizes (kWth) Tariff rate (pence/kWh)  Duration
Small Biomass Solid Biomass; Municipal Solid Waste (incl. CHP) Less than 200 Tier 1 – 8.3

Tier 2 – 2.1

20 years
Medium Biomass 200 to 1,000 Tier 1 – 5.1

Tier 2 – 2.1

Large Biomass 1,000 and above 1.0
Small Ground Source Ground-Source Heat Pumps; Water-Source Heat Pumps; Deep Geothermal Less than 100 4.7
Large Ground Source 100 and above 3.4
Solar Thermal Solar Thermal Less than 200 8.9
Biomethane Biomethane Injection and Biogas Combustion, excluding Landfill Gas Biomethane all scalesBiogas Combustion less than 200 7.1