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MCS launches task force to shape RHI successor

MCS, the national certification scheme for renewable technology has launched a unique task force to inform their latest consultation response. It follows the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launching the ‘Future support for low carbon heat’ consultation, detailing its proposals for support mechanisms following the closure of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive […]

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OFTEC: What could be coming down the road?

To drive through the changes needed to reach its carbon reduction targets, the government will need to shake up the current way that things are done in the heating industry. OFTEC has dusted off its crystal ball and here considers a few of the most likely policy options the government may consider. The last decade […]

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DECC confirms degression plan for RHI

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today confirmed its long term plans for the non-domestic RHI. Planned alterations to the scheme, which DECC says are designed to control costs, include a fixed annual budget and an automatic degression regime which will see tariffs drop with deployment in a similar way to the Feed-in Tariff. […]

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Driving forces

Tony Staniforth, specification sales director,  Kingspan Renewables looks at the drivers that will help boost heat pump uptake. Since the announcement of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) in March, air source heat pumps have been a contentious topic in the renewables industry. Whilst their omission from the RHI’s first phase is disappointing, it is important […]

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