What to consider when applying for the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Non domestic RHI Scheme

What is the RHI? The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was introduced to support technologies that generate heat from renewable sources. The non-domestic phase of the scheme provides organisations, large or small, income for generating their own energy. We’ve put together answers to some of the questions we get about the scheme: What sort of return

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DCP161 – Time to act

DCP161

As of 1st April, DCP161 will be effective. Introduced by Ofgem, this new regulation will allow utility companies to charge a penalty rate when their commercial customers draw more power than expected. DCP161 changes the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA) and will introduce Excess Capacity penalties for Half Hourly (HH) electricity supplies.

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Energy regulator unveils a plan to change the licence and classification of energy storage

Electricity Battery Storage

In a changing world of energy systems, Ofgem believe that the regulations should change to encourage the deployment of new smart technologies and respond to the emerging issues that they bring. They want to base its definition of storage as outlined by the Electricity Storage Network. That is: ‘Electricity storage in the electricity system is

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Get the latest Renewable Heat Incentive statistics

Renewable Heat Incentive Statistics

More than 17,500 full applications have been made under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (RHI) since it opened in 2011, new Renewable Heat Incentive statistics have revealed. According to January’s Renewable Heat Incentive statistics, released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS); 16,317 have received full accreditations; 15,471 installations have received

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Update to the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014

Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations Update

Here is the latest update on the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014. Government officials have announced plans to adjust the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014. TEAM’s RHI Industry Expert Justine Grant explains some of the changes expected to implemented in 2017. The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has

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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI): A Reformed Scheme

RHI A Reformed Scheme

The Government has released its weighty response to the consultation of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI): A Reformed Scheme. TEAM’s RHI Industry Expert Justine Grant explains some of the changes expected to implemented in Spring 2017. In 2015, the Government announced plans to increase funding for the Renewable Heat Incentive from 2016 to 2017. By

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Understanding P272

Capacity Market Support

P272 is a regulatory change which alters the way business energy use is metered and billed. TEAM’s Bureau Manager, Scott Tomsett, explains more… All electricity suppliers have a P272 regulatory obligation directed by Ofgem to change the way customers with Profile Classes of 05 to 08 meters are billed. These changes must be made by

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Managing your Heat Network and Billing Tenants

Managing your Heat Network and Billing Tenants

This event has now passed Price: £249 + VAT Location: TEAM Head Office, Milton Keynes (Free parking is available on site.) Date: 19th April 2016 Time: 9.30 – 4.00pm About the course Looking for help and advice on managing your Heat Network? Would you like to know more about Heat Meters? Do you want to

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Guide to Good Practice: Heat Metering for RHI – Revised Edition

BESA Heat Metering Guide

The Building and Engineering Services Association has revised its Guide to Good Practice: Heat Metering for the RHI thanks to TEAM’s Justine Grant. The heat metering guide provides easy-to-read tips in ten chapters, with a clear index to help readers dip into its pages for specific types of information. The book covers the design, specification,

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Do you know how to manage your utility supplier?

Manage your utility supplier course

TEAM’s Bureau Manager Scott Tomsett explains how a unique training course could help many businesses reduce their energy bills and manage their suppliers. Thousands of UK businesses are battling against their energy suppliers, with common complaints ranging from providers issuing incorrect bills to confusion over complex tariffs. Understanding an energy bill can often be confusing

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Heat Metering for the RHI Training Course – 1st March 2016

Heat Metering for RHI

Registration Now Open! Do you want to find out more about Heat Metering for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)? We are delighted to announce that registration has opened for our popular “Heat Metering for the Renewable Heat Incentive” training course on 1st March 2016. Priced at only £249 + VAT this course, which takes place

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Sign Up for TEAM’s Heat Metering for RHI Training Course 25th Nov 2015

Heat Metering for RHI

Registration Now Open! Do you want to find out more about Heat Metering for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)? We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for our popular “Heat Metering for the Renewable Heat Incentive” training course on 25th November. Spaces are limited, so please early to avoid disappointment. With the

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New date announced for Heat Metering for the RHI Training Course in October

Heat Metering for RHI

TEAM is pleased to announce another date for our popular series of Heat Metering for the RHI training courses to be held at our offices in Milton Keynes on 7th October 2015. Priced at only £249 + VAT this course helps attendees to understand the benefits of the RHI scheme as well as how to

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TEAM helps Sainsbury’s obtain RHI subsidy payments

Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s is one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains and is fast becoming the country’s greenest grocer as it strives to reduce the impact on the environment. Download Case Study With the help of TEAM the retailer is actively promoting and investing in the production of renewable heat, making it one of the largest users

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Important changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme

Green tree

In just a few months’ time all participants in the RHI will have to use fuels that meet sustainability criteria or risk their payments being stopped. As the renewable heat market grows, Ofgem is using the new rules to make sure that biomass meets the government’s carbon and environmental targets. This will affect domestic and

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TEAM’s RHI industry expert Justine Grant explains ‘The Rule for Fuel’

Renewable Energy Installer March 2015

Justine Grant discusses what is ‘The Rule for Fuel?’ TEAM’s energy expert and RHI author Justine Grant has once again had an article published in the latest issue of Renewable Energy Installer, a magazine devoted to microgeration. In the article Justine Grant looks at the impact of Ofgem’s compulsary sustainability criteria which is being introduced later

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Are IRMA’s a waste of time? Ofgem want to know what YOU think…

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

Calling all IRMA Authors! Do you currently or do you hope to support RHI applicants by supplying Independent Reports on Metering Arrangements (IRMAs)? Well watch out! Ofgem currently have a “Call for Evidence” out to consider whether or not IRMAs are worthwhile. Do they add value to the application by helping to clarify the installation

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New date announced for Heat Metering for the RHI Training Course in March

Heat Metering for RHI

TEAM is pleased to announce another date for our popular series of Heat Metering for the RHI training courses to be held at our offices in Milton Keynes on 4th March 2015. Priced at only £249 + VAT this course helps attendees to understand the benefits of the RHI scheme as well as how to

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RHI applications processed in record time

Saving money in a piggy bank

We are pleased to announce that TEAM Independent Assessors for the Renewable Heat Incentive have had 2 recent RHI Applications processed and approved within a record time of 2 weeks. Achieving such short approval times attests to TEAM’s sound knowledge of the RHI requirements and our ability to produce an expert Independent Report on Metering

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New regulations for the Renewable Heat Incentive: Sept 2013

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

Justine Grant Energy Assessor Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations New regulations came into force on the 24th September 2013. View the vlog: New regulations for the Renewable Heat Incentive Air Quality From the 24th of September 2013 if you have a Biomass Installation you will need to apply for an emissions certificate for your boiler. Changes

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Insight into RHI changes straight from Ofgem

RHI A Reformed Scheme

Insight into RHI changes straight from Ofgem From the ESTA aM&T conference TEAM Energy Services Director John Field reports on developments in the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme. Receiving a first hand update from Ofgem in  the presentation ‘Renewable Heat Incentive – Tariffs, changes and opportunities’ by Jacqueline Balian, Head of RHI Operations at Ofgem at

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DECC Announce The Much Awaited Changes To The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

DECC have announced the much awaited changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) energy scheme by Justine Grant Energy Assessor at TEAM The aim of these improvements is not only to implement lessons learnt from previous renewable energy schemes, keeping the RHI in budget, but also to encourage more organisations to participate in the scheme,

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What’s happening with the Renewable Heat Incentive in the UK?

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

Justine Grant Energy Assessor and Renewable Heat Incentive expert To view this blog as a video click here Heat metering in the UK hasn’t been terribly popular, it’s quite a niche market. Traditionally it belongs to the district heating environment and we don’t have a lot of that in the UK. It’s very prevalent in

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Renewable Heat Incentive – have you considered the benefits?

Renewable Heat Incentive

Have you considered the benefits of the Renewable Heat Incentive? Renewable heat is an emerging area, and it is important that we make the most of the opportunities that it provides for reducing energy bills and carbon emissions. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was launched by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in

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