Ofgem’s role and delivery performance

Ofgem delivers green energy and social programmes on behalf of government. These programmes are in fields as diverse as renewable heat and electricity, energy efficiency and fuel poverty. Find out more about what we do and delivery performance.

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

The Domestic RHI is a government financial incentive to encourage a switch to renewable heating systems. It’s a way to help the UK reduce carbon emissions and is for households both off and on the gas grid.

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) 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.

Feed-in Tariffs (FIT)

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme is a government programme designed to promote the uptake of a range of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies.

Renewables Obligation (RO)

The Renewables Obligation (RO) is the main support mechanism for renewable electricity projects in the UK.

Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO)

The REGO scheme exists to promote and increase the contribution of renewable energy sources to electricity production across the EU.

Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

The Smart ExportGuarantee (SEG) is an obligation set by the government for licensed electricity suppliers to offer a tariff and make payment to small-scale low-carbon generators for electricity exported to the National Grid, providing certain criteria are met.

Non Fossil Fuel Obligation (NFFO) / Scottish Renewable Obligation (SRO)

The NFFO and SRO schemes are no longer open to new generators, but existing contracts will continue until the last of them expires in 2019.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme to obligate larger suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to domestic premises in Britain.

Warm Home Discount (WHD)

The Warm Home Discount (WHD) is a government scheme aimed at tackling fuel poverty in Great Britain. Under the scheme, larger energy suppliers support people who are in fuel poverty or are at risk of it.

Counter fraud

E-Serve takes allegations of fraud very seriously. Find out how to report suspected fraud within an environmental or social scheme, or learn more about our role in preventing fraud.

Renewables and CHP Register

The Renewables and CHP Register (the Register) is a web-based system used to manage a number of schemes that E-Serve administers on behalf of government.