Grants Available For Biomass


Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

RHI is a government scheme that provides financial support to non-domestic and domestic renewable heat generators and producers of biomethane. There is a 20 year commitment to the scheme and it will be regulated by Ofgem. For non-domestic generators, the scheme was introduced on 28th November 2011. For domestic generators, the scheme will be introduced in November 2012. A Government budget has been set against this of £860 million over four years and a target of 1.7 million domestic and non-domestic renewable heat generators.

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The Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme

A government initiative for households to receive a payment incentive for installing renewable heating systems including biomass boilers. £25 million in total has been committed. Installers of biomass boilers may be able to receive a payment of £950 per installation if compeleted before March 2013.

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Communities and Renewable Energy Schemes (CaRES)

A grant administered by Community Energy Scotland for community projects in Scotland.

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Small business loans

Small business loans provided by the Energy Saving Trust of up to £100,000 to help small businesses install renewable energy technologies or measures that reduce energy consumption.  This includes the installation of biomass boilers.

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Home Renewables

A grant administered by the Energy Saving Trust. Interest free loans for households of up to £10,000 for the installation of a biomass boiler.

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