What products are supported under the scheme?

  • Air source heat pumps
  • Ground source heat pumps
  • Solar thermal
  • Biomass boiler and Biomass pellet stoves

Install one of the approved renewable energy products and earn quarterly payments from the government for the next seven years.

How does it work?

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (Domestic RHI) is a government-backed financial scheme designed to promote renewable heat at home. The scheme is run by Ofgem.

People who join the scheme receive quarterly payments for the amount of clean, low-carbon renewable heat their system produces. What’s more, switching to heating systems that use naturally-replenished energy can help households reduce their carbon emissions.

Your installer will be able to confirm that the products are suitable for use with the Domestic RHI scheme. The values of any RHI payments you may receive are set by Ofgem (not EDF Energy).

For full details of the scheme please check Ofgem's Essential guide for applicants.


How do I get started?


You'll need an up to date Energy Performance Certifcate (EPC). You'll also need to use an accredited Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) product and installer.

You can find out more about the application criteria from Ofgem.