Tariffs and payments: Domestic RHI

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New regulations came into effect on 22 May 2018. For information on what the Government changes mean for you, please see our webpage changes to the scheme.

Tariffs set the rate for your Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments. People who join the scheme and stick to its rules receive quarterly payments over seven years. The rates are set by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), formerly known as the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). You can view BEIS' budget announcements on their website.

No degression: 1 July 2019

BEIS announced on 31 May that there will be no degression on 1 July 2019.

Applications submitted Biomass boilers and stoves (p/kWh) Air source heat pumps (p/kWh) Ground source heat pumps (p/kWh) Solar thermal (p/kWh)
09/04/14 - 31/12/14** 12.20p 7.30p 18.80p 19.20p
01/01/15 - 31/03/15 10.98p 7.30p 18.80p 19.20p
01/04/15 - 30/06/15*** 8.93p 7.42p 19.10p 19.51p
01/07/15 - 30/09/15 7.14p 7.42p 19.10p 19.51p
01/10/15 - 31/12/15 6.43p 7.42p 19.10p 19.51p

01/01/16 - 31/03/16





01/04/2016 - 30/06/2016* 5.20p 7.51p 19.33p 19.74p
01/07/2016-30/09/2016 4.68p 7.51p 19.33p 19.74p
01/10/2016 - 31/12/2016 4.68p 7.51p 19.33p 19.74p
01/01/2017-31/03/2017 4.21p 7.51p 19.33p 19.74p
01/04/2017-30/06/2017* 4.28p 7.63p 19.64p 20.06p
01/07/2017-30/09/2017 4.28p 7.63p 19.64p 20.06p
01/10-2017-31/12/2017 4.28p 7.63p 19.64p 20.06p
01/01/2018-31/03/2018 6.54p 10.18p 19.86p 20.06p
01/04/2018-30/06/2018* 6.74p 10.49p 20.46p 20.66p
01/07/2018-30/09/2018 6.74p 10.49p 20.46p 20.66p
01/10/2018-31/12/2018 6.74p 10.49p 20.46p 20.66p
01/01/2019-31/03/2019 6.74p 10.49p 20.46p 20.66p

*these tariffs were adjusted in line with CPI

** the window for legacy applicants to apply has now closed.

*** these tariffs were adjusted in line with RPI.

Publications and updates

  • Published: 19th Jul 2018
  • Factsheets, Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
Read this factsheet if you want to find out what the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariffs are, how they can change, and if you may be affected.