Factsheet: Important changes to the Domestic RHI scheme


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Domestic RHI

Changes to the scheme have been introduced in two stages, on 20 September 2017 and 22 May 2018 as part of the response to the 2016 Government consultation. They include metering for performance for heat pumps, new Metering and Monitoring Service Package (MMSP) payment schedules and enforcement powers, assignment of rights, revised degression thresholds, as well as extending the RHI’s budget management thresholds until the end of 2020/21. Assignment of rights came into effect on 27 June 2018.

You can read the consultation response, The Renewable Heat Incentive: A Reformed Scheme, on the BEIS website, and also the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018.