Non-Domestic RHI closure
The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (NDRHI) in Great Britain closed to new applicants on 31 March 2021. There are some circumstances under which an application for accreditation or registration can be made post-scheme closure, including those that have been granted an extension application or have a Tariff Guarantee extended commissioning date.
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The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (NDRHI) is a government environmental programme that provides financial incentives to increase the uptake of renewable heat by businesses, the public sector and non-profit organisations.
The Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (NI NDRHI) is the scheme for non-domestic customers in Northern Ireland. The NI NDRHI is administered by the Department for the Economy in NI and is closed to new applicants.
Applicants – Who can still apply?
The Non Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (NDRHI) closed to new applications on 31 March 2021, unless you have:
- An approved stage 2 tariff guarantee issued or your tariff guarantee is being held in a queue until budget becomes available. Read our easy guide to tariff guarantees for full details on how to submit your stage 3 application.
- Been granted an extension or your extension application is being held in a queue until budget becomes available. Read our guide to non-tariff guarantee extension applications.
There are some additional circumstances under which we will accept applications:
- Change of ownership – An NDRHI accredited installation has been sold as an ongoing asset to a new owner. A new application is required if the installation has been relocated during the sale. Please see our Change of Ownership (CoO) page for further information.
- Relocation – If you decide to relocate your NDRHI accredited installation, you must inform us within 28 days of de-commissioning. A new application for accreditation must be submitted once the installation is commissioned at its new location. Please see our Relocations and Replacements page for further information.
- Replacement – If you need to replace your NDRHI accredited installation, you must inform us within 28 days of de-commissioning the original plant. A new application for accreditation must be submitted once the new installation is commissioned. Please see our Relocations and Replacements page for further information.
How to apply?
Read our Post Closure Eligibility and Apply page which explains the application process.
What else do I need to know?
If your application is approved, you need to comply with a number of ongoing obligations during the 20-year accreditation to continue to receive payments. Read our Guidance Volume 2: Ongoing Obligations and Payments, available on our Non-Domestic RHI main guidance page, for full details.
The following documents might also be helpful to you:
Easy Guide to Applying, Easy Guide to Eligibility, FAQs, and correct installations illustrations.
If you want help filling in your application form:
- NDRHI Application Help Sheets
- Guide to the GB RHI application form questions (on or after 2 July 2014)
- RHI Register External User Guide
- ID and Bank Details Guide
- Non-Domestic RHI Letter of Authorisation
If you need to repay a grant:
For help with non-single domestic premises:
Our enquiries team are here to help with your application. Call us on 0300 003 2289 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.