RHI Scheme & Savings

What is the Renewable Heat Incentive RHI scheme?

The Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive RHI scheme offers a guaranteed RHI payment every quarter for 7 or 20 years. When you add this together with the significant energy bill savings ground source heat pumps offer, you can really save money with a Kensa ground source heat pumps as they are a long-term low cost high return investment.

What is the RHI scheme?

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI scheme) is a Government scheme open until 2021 that provides a guaranteed payment for 7 or 20 years to owners of renewable heating systems, including ground source heat pumps.

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Which RHI is right for me?

There are two streams to the RHI - the Domestic RHI and the Non Domestic RHI.

Under the Domestic RHI you receive a guaranteed quarterly income for 7 years, under the Non Domestic RHI you get payments for 20 years. The Non Domestic stream can be accessed by those with multiple domestic dwellings as well as commercial properties, so do not be put off by the term 'Non Domestic'.

Find out more about the RHI streams and identify which RHI is right for you using our handy guide here.

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Shared Ground Loop Arrays

Using Kensa's innovative ambient-temperature Shared Ground Loop Arrays, developers of new builds and retrofit community heating schemes in social housing can see significant returns on their investment through the Non-Domestic RHI, in addition to substantial energy savings and improved efficiencies.

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Ground source heat pump cost

Find out how much a ground source heat pump costs with Kensa costed examples, now available in our Solution Centre.

We have picked some of the most common ground source heat pump installation examples to help you find out how much a ground source heat pump costs and understand what RHI payments you could receive.

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RHI calculator

Use our simple-to-use ground source heat pump cost and RHI calculator tool to establish the likely RHI payments you will receive through the Domestic RHI scheme, plus find out the approximate size and price of the Kensa ground source heat pump system recommended for your property.

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The money we get back from the RHI scheme more than offsets the capital costs. It would be lunacy not to do it!

Alistair Mackintosh, Selfbuilder

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Grants & Incentives

The Government has introduced the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and a number of grants to incentivise the adoption of ground source heat pumps in the UK.


Ground source heat pump costs

How much does a ground source heat pump cost? To help you understand how much it costs to install a ground source heat pump, and what RHI payments you could receive, Kensa has put together the following examples. You can also use this resource to identify the best ground source heat pump system architecture for your…


Which RHI is right for me?

What are RHI payments based on? The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) pays you for the renewable heat your ground source heat pump produces. With a ground source heat pump producing up to three times more energy than it consumes, the income you can receive through the RHI tariff can be very rewarding. How much RHI…