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Category list : Renewable Heat Incentive

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  • green party

    NI Green Party: Don’t punish industry for RHI messSubscription

    News22 February, 2016

    The leader of the Green Party has hit back over the decision by ministers in Northern Ireland to can the RHI

  • heat pump

    NI RHI scheme to close at the end of monthSubscription

    News16 February, 2016

    The RHI scheme in Northern Ireland will finish at the end of February following a vote in the Assembly.

  • Solar system installations have speed and safety sealed in with Geberit Mapress

    Government closes down Northern Ireland's RHISubscription

    News8 February, 2016

    Closure of the RHI scheme has been announced by North Ireland (NI) enterprise, trade and investment minister Jonathan Bell.

  • Wind turbine in Wales

    RSPB turns to renewablesSubscription

    News25 January, 2016

    Work to install a wind turbine at the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) starts today (25 January).

  • Roger Webb

    Report offers advice on future energy strategy

    News24 April, 2015

    Following on from its Pathways for Domestic Heating report published in 2013, the Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) will publish a new document advising how the next UK government on its energy strategy.

  • Air to water heat pump

    RHI-related heat meter issues double in 12 months

    News9 April, 2015

    A survey published today shows that 72% of equipment installed under the Renewable Heat Incentive required engineers to return to address issues, more than double the previous figure of 29%.

  • OFGEM review the first 1,000 domestic RHI accreditations

    OFGEM review the first 1,000 domestic RHI accreditations

    News31 July, 2014

    OFGEM has published a brief overview of the first 1,000 participants for the new domestic RHI.

  • Energy & Environment Expo

    Industry issues discussed at Expo

    News12 June, 2014

    A range of industry issues will be discussed within the seminar programme of the Energy & Environment Expo, held at London’s ExCeL, 17 to 19 June.

  • Industry reacts to launch of domestic RHI

    Industry 'delighted' with launch of domestic RHI

    News9 April, 2014

    The industry has responded to the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s announcement that its Renewable Heat Incentive scheme for domestic installations will finally begin.

  • westminster palace

    Westminster launch for SEA

    News25 March, 2014

    The official launch of the Sustainable Energy Association took place at the House of Commons last night, with Secretary of State Ed Davey in attendance.

  • BMF hold first plumbing and heating meeting

    BMF hold first plumbing and heating meeting

    News11 March, 2014

    There was a full house for the first meeting of the BMF Plumbing & Heating Sector, with more than 30 people present making up a representative cross-section of the plumbing and heating supply industry.

  • Report exposes UK’s bad heating habits

    Report exposes UK’s bad heating habits

    News18 February, 2014

    Research from Innasol and analyst group Frost & Sullivan reported that 78 per cent of domestic energy use is for heating.

  • Generic housing Orbit Elliott Drive 5 homes housebuilding worker

    Housing associations leading investment against fuel poverty

    News12 February, 2014

    Housing associations and co-operatives across the country are turning to renewable energy in a bid to tackle fuel poverty, according to industry body the Scottish Federation for Housing Associations (SFHA).

  • Deadline approaching for RHPP voucher scheme

    Deadline approaching for RHPP voucher scheme

    News28 January, 2014

    The deadline for Renewable Heat Premium Payment voucher scheme is approaching on 31 March 2014.

  • DECC climate change minister Greg Barker MP

    Greg Barker sets out Green Deal and RHI plans

    News12 November, 2013

    Energy and climate change minister Greg Barker has outlined the government’s plans to further develop the Green Deal and Renewable Heat Incentive in 2014 at the Worcester, Bosch Group’s evening reception at the House of Lords.

  • DECC Ed Davey Feb 12

    DECC reassures renewables investors

    News31 October, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has confirmed that the government’s green levies review will not affect schemes including the Renewables Obligation, Feed-in Tariff and Contracts for Difference.

  • Jeremy Hawksley director general OFTEC

    RHI will fail to attract support unless focus changes – OFTEC

    News11 October, 2013

    The Government’s £2.9bn domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme due to be launched in spring 2014 is, as it stands, costly, impractical and unlikely to attract consumers unless the focus changes, OFTEC has said.

  • David Cameron housing site

    Cameron “cancels” RHI

    News10 October, 2013

    Yesterday at Prime Ministers’ Questions, energy prices were the topic of robust clashes between the Prime Minister and Ed Milliband, with Cameron announcing the RHI’s ‘cancellation’.

  • Jeff House Baxi Commercial

    RHI delay calls for a new energy business modelSubscription

    Features17 September, 2013

    It is not surprising that the industry has reacted with huge disappointment to the latest delay in launching the domestic phase of the Renewable Heat Incentive.

  • Solar system installations have speed and safety sealed in with Geberit Mapress

    RHI solar thermal potential

    News12 September, 2013

    The Solar Trade Association has conducted research that shows the cost of solar thermal hot water systems could reduce if sales increase when the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive launches next year.

  • Green Alliance

    Calls for clarity and funds to boost community energy drive

    News30 August, 2013

    A recent Green Alliance study into community energy has claimed that communities are being demoralised and obstructed by a lack of clear policy and restricted access to finance, despite enthusiasm and support.

  • Dave Sowden

    Industry welcomes domestic RHI tariffsSubscription

    News17 July, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced tariffs for four technologies within the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, due for launch in spring 2014.

  • Solar system installations Geberit Mapress

    Domestic RHI tariffs announced

    News12 July, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change announced details surrounding the launch of the domestic version of the Renewable Heat Incentive today.

  • decc

    Ground-source conference to focus on RHI

    News25 June, 2013

    This year’s GSHPA summer conference, Ground Source Energy, Incentivising the Industry, is focusing on the Renewable Heat Incentive.

  • b & es

    B&ES to hold seminar sessions at Energy Efficiency Exhibitions

    News20 June, 2013

    B&ES will contribute a seminar session entitled Lack of Integration is the Enemy of Sustainability to six Energy Efficiency Exhibitions during the autumn.

  • Tim Yeo

    UK venture capitalist launches renewables arm

    News10 June, 2013

    Albion Community Power (ACP) has been launched by UK venture capitalist Albion to raise £100m over four years.

  • Heat pump

    DECC doubles Renewable Heat Premium PaymentsSubscription

    News4 June, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced that grants available to households installing renewable heat technologies, including solar heating systems, are to double.

  • Soleco Open Loop Ground Source Heat Pump

    Increased RHI tariffs for GSHP installations

    News4 June, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s Renewable Heat Incentive Early Tariff Review on non-domestic installations has proposed increases in ground-source heat pump tariffs.

  • DECC logo SMALL 160

    DECC doubles Renewable Heat Premium Payments

    News21 May, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced that grants available to households installing renewable heat technologies, including solar heating systems, are to double.

  • Neil Schofield

    Disappointment at latest MCS figures

    News14 May, 2013

    Statistics announced by DECC last month revealed that 404 had installers left the MCS scheme in March, with just 127 signing themselves up for the quality assurance scheme.

  • Ofgem logo

    Clarification on RHI’s district heating tariffs welcomedSubscription

    News9 April, 2013

    Ofgem has clarified the calculation for tariffs relating to complex district heating schemes within the Renewable Heat Incentive, winning praise from the industry.

  • Parliament

    RHI delayed again

    News26 March, 2013

    The DECC has announced that the launch of the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme for the domestic market will be delayed until spring 2014.

  • David Frise

    Industry warns simplified RHI ‘must not cut corners’Subscription

    News13 March, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published updated proposals for the commercial version of the Renewable Heat Incentive, designed to provide more certainty for investors and increase industry uptake.

  • decc

    RHI update welcomed by HPA

    News12 March, 2013

    The Heat Pump Association has issued a qualified welcome to the government’s response to the Renewable Heat Incentive consultation.

  • decc

    Government confirms way forward on renewable heat scheme improvements

    News27 February, 2013

    A long-term plan to ensure the Renewable Heat Incentive stays within budget has been set out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

  • micropower

    Micropower Council submit RHI enquiry response

    News25 February, 2013

    The Micropower Council has submitted its response to the Energy and Climate Change Committee Enquiry on the Renewable Heat Incentive.

  • Ecobuild

    Famous face to open installer zone at Ecobuild

    News12 February, 2013

    Architect and TV presenter George Clarke will open the Practical Installer arena at Ecobuild 2013.

  • Malcolm Farrow

    Oilsave initiative to encourage energy efficiency

    News4 February, 2013

    The first phase of the Oilsave initiative has been rolled out by OFTEC and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS).

  • DECC logo

    Ground-source heat pump RHI tariff expected to double

    News24 January, 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has this week announced a review of the Renewable Heat Incentive tariffs following the recent consultation.

  • Ian Ellis BCIA chairman

    Conference partnership drives call for integration

    News12 December, 2012

    The BCIA National Conference 2013 will be a joint effort between the BCIA and B&ES, it was announced today.

  • Ofgem logo

    Ofgem clarifies RHI payments for heat pumps

    News11 December, 2012

    Ofgem has issued new guidance on Renewable Heat Incentive payments for ground-source heat pumps.

  • Barry Gardiner MP

    Conferences call for more industry unity and claritySubscription

    News27 November, 2012

    A number of conferences have reaffirmed the importance of the building services sector in meeting carbon targets and the need for a unified approach to gain support from government.

  • Air to water heat pump

    B&ES supports air-to-water heat pumps in the RHI

    News23 October, 2012

    B&ES has submitted its response to the government’s plans to expand the current non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme to include air-to-water heat pumps and broaden the eligibility criteria for energy-from-waste.

  • Heat Pump

    Mixed reaction as RHI consultation finally unveiledSubscription

    News3 October, 2012

    The long-awaited consultation on the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive has been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

  • decc

    DECC report highlights lessons learnt from Feed-in Tariffs

    News1 October, 2012

    “The recent publication of wave 2 of DECC’s Public Attitudes Tracker reminds us how much still needs to be done in terms of educating consumers about the benefits of renewable heat technologies,” says Rexel UK director Brian Smithers.

  • Air to water heat pump

    Barker backs incentives for air-to-water heat pumpsSubscription

    News19 September, 2012

    Energy minister Greg Barker has responded positively to lobbying from industry bodies for the inclusion of air-to-water heat pumps in the current commercial Renewable Heat Incentive.

  • Classroom Training  RAC

    ESTA unveils energy efficiency drive

    News18 September, 2012

    A series of short training courses covering the essential elements to optimise energy efficiency technologies and strategies has been launched by the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA).

  • decc

    RHPP social landlord competition reopened Subscription

    News22 August, 2012

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced the reopening of the competition for social landlords within the Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme.

  • Air to water heat pump

    Industry calls on minister to end distorted renewable heating market

    News16 August, 2012

    Industry today called for the government to end distortions in the commercial market for renewable heating by allowing air-to-water heat pumps to compete fairly with other renewables.

  • biomass

    Britain 'to tap into biomass potential'

    News8 August, 2012

    Britain is set to turn to biomass as the technology steps out of the shadow of solar and wind power, according to renewable energy firm Rural Energy.

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