Renewable Heat Premium

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dimplexpumpThe Renewable Heat Premium Payment is open to residents in England, Scotland and Wales. All homeowners are eligible for vouchers towards Solar Thermal* products but only those who live in off mains gas areas are eligible for vouchers towards Biomass and Ground Source Heat pump technologies.

You must also comply with the following points:

The property must be owned by you or if you are a tenant you must be purchasing the system yourself and have permission from the owner of the property
The property must have loft insulation to 250mm and cavity wall insulation (where practical)
You should have all necessary planning and environmental permissions in place
The product and installer you choose must be MCS certified or equivalent

What technologies are eligible?

The following renewable heat technologies are eligible with the RHPP scheme:

Solar Thermal*
Air Source Heat Pumps
Biomass
Ground Source Heat Pumps

When does the scheme start?

The scheme started on the 1st August 2011 and will run through to 31st March 2012.

You could get money to help with the cost of installing renewable heating technologies in your home.

The money is paid through the Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme.

The money doesn’t have to be paid back but you may have to agree to give information about your energy usage. For example, through a survey or having a meter installed.

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