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Grants & Incentives

Get paid to install ground source heat pumps

The government has introduced a number of grants to incentivise the adoption of ground source heating in the UK.

The Domestic RHI

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is intended for domestic applications of ground source heat pumps.

Launched on the 9th April 2014, the Domestic RHI is designed for private self-builders and homeowners as well as social housing providers for retrofit applications.

In brief:

  • Domestic applications;
  • Retrofit and new build self-build;
  • Quarterly payments;
  • For 7 years;
  • At a rate of 19.33p/kWh of renewable heat generated.
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Free RHI Calculator

Find out how much money you can make and save when you install a Kensa ground source heat pump.

Using our simple-to-use Domestic RHI Calculator you can quickly see how much money in RHI payments you can expect to receive every year for 7 years.

You can also find out the size and price of the ground source heat pump recommended for your property.

Use the RHI Calculator

The Non-Domestic RHI

The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), also known as the Commercial RHI, deals mainly with commercial applications.

Significantly for the social housing and housebuilding sector however, the Non-Domestic RHI also deals with communal and micro heat networks schemes (also known as district heating systems), in domestic applications, for example blocks of flats or individual houses linked with a communal heating system.

In brief:

  • Commercial applications;
  • District heating eligible (newbuild and retrofit);
  • Quarterly payments;
  • For 20 years;
  • At a rate of 8.8p/kWh on the first 1314 hours of eligible energy produced, followed by 2.6p/kWh on any additional heat produced.
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The ECO

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) places legal obligations on the larger energy suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to domestic energy users.

 

The amount of ECO funding awarded depends on the amount of carbon that will be saved.

In brief:

Three streams under ECO:

  • Carbon Emissions Reduction Obligation
  • Community Obligation
  • Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation
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Installer Enquiry Form

This form will be submitted to Installer Directory

To receive a comprehensive quotation from Kensa please provide details of your project in this form. Mandatory fields marked with a * are required for all quotations.


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