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What is the Feed-in Tariff and how does it work?
The Feed-in Tariff (FiT) began in April 2010 and was designed to help businesses and householders to install small scale renewable electricity systems. Different scales and types of technology recieve different tariffs with the aim of providing a 5-8% rate of return on investment.
Renewable Heat Incentive
What is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and how does it work?
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the first scheme of its kind in the world. It has been designed to encourage people to change from traditional fossil fuel heating systems to more environmentally friendly and sustainable renewable heat systems. The scheme aims to give a 12% rate of return on investment (except for solar thermal installations. The commercial and industrial pahse will begin in October 2011 where as the domestic phase will begin in October 2012 coinciding with the launch of the Green Deal.
Due to the delay in the launch of the Renewable Heat Incentive for the domestic market, the government has developed RHI Premium Payments. These will provide interested householder who comply with the necessary criteria an upfront payment.
Certified technologies – MCS list
Installers – MCS list
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How can I be sure this technology will work?
As part of the MCS certification installers must sign up to the consumer code an important quality-assurance mechanism that certifies installers and products.