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Domestic RHI Tariff Uplifts

On 20th September 2017, the tariff rates for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) are increasing for biomass boilers, air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps. In August, the Government confirmed that the tariff rates for the Domestic RHI Scheme would be uplifted for some technologies, benefitting homeownersRead More

Changes to Domestic RHI Scheme in Spring/Summer 2017

NOTE: The election held in June 2017 meant that the proposed RHI reform regulations (detailed below) could not be laid before Parliament and come into force until after the election.  In December 2016, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy released details regarding proposed changes to the Domestic RHIRead More

Changes to the RHI Scheme: Spring 2016

At the beginning of March 2016, the Department of Energy and Climate Change announced a number of changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive which are planned to come into force on 24th March 2016. Six key amendments are due to be introduced but further changes could also be announced. AsRead More

London Boiler Cashback Scheme announced

On 2nd February 2016, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, confirmed the details of a new boiler scrappage scheme which will offer a £400 subsidy to homeowners and landlords who upgrade their inefficient boilers to high efficiency models. This cashback scheme is being offered to residents in the Greater LondonRead More

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund to end

Earlier this month, the UK Government confirmed that it will no longer be financing the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. On 30th September 2015 (or sooner if the funds run out), the Green Deal will close. This is a significant move on the Government’s part regarding its household energy efficiencyRead More

Proposed changes to biomass fuel purchase in 2015

The Government are planning to bring in a new sustainability criteria for installations utilising biomass fuels under the Non-Domestic RHI. From spring 2015, existing and new participants must use sustainable fuels to continue to receive RHI payments. Using sustainable fuel bought through the Biomass Suppliers’ List, is the easiest wayRead More

25 days of Grantmas!

Grant UK will be joining in with the Christmas festivities this December with its ‘25 days of Grantmas’ Twitter campaign. During the countdown to Christmas, the @mygrantuk Twitter page will be home to Grant UK’s own advent calendar so follow us and join in! The 1st December not only marksRead More

Grant UK now offer air source heat pump packs

New heat pump packs are now available to purchase from Grant UK which consist of the Aerona³ air source heat pumps and their key accessories. Available for all three sizes of the Aerona³ heat pump, these packs will not only make life easier for installers but also deliver them costRead More

Grant UK to stock KBB Fire Valves

Grant UK’s Spares range will be welcoming KBB Fire Valves in November, further increasing the number of parts that engineers can source via their local Grant Spares Stockist. In mid-November, Grant UK will be stocking KBB Fire Valves. These fast acting, non-electric safety valves conform to BS 5410 Part 1Read More

Domestic RHI Tariff Uplifts

On 20th September 2017, the tariff rates for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) are increasing for biomass boilers, air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps. In August, the Government confirmed that the tariff rates for the Domestic RHI Scheme would be uplifted for some technologies, benefitting homeownersRead More

Changes to Domestic RHI Scheme in Spring/Summer 2017

NOTE: The election held in June 2017 meant that the proposed RHI reform regulations (detailed below) could not be laid before Parliament and come into force until after the election.  In December 2016, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy released details regarding proposed changes to the Domestic RHIRead More