Important Guidance: Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive ending March 2022
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (DRHI) will close to new applicants at the end
of 31st March 2022. Within this fact sheet is important guidance for those who wish to
apply to the DRHI prior to its closure
What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive?
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (DRHI) is a Government renewable heat
financial incentive scheme. Successful applicants of the DRHI become participants
who, if they meet their ongoing obligations, will receive quarterly payments for seven
Applying for the DRHI
The DRHI is still open to new applicants however will close to new applicants at
midnight at the end of 31st March 2022. This means that new applicants must ensure
that the renewable heating system is installed and commissioned when the application
is made, and the application must be submitted in time and properly made.
For those who wish to apply to the DRHI, it is important that the applicant has all of the
required documentation prior to applying as the application must be completed all in
one go. The following documentation is required:
– Property’s Energy Performance Certificate, which must be less than 24 months
old when you apply and confirm loft and/or cavity wall insulation not required.
– MCS certificate(s) for heating systems.
– Purchase receipt or invoice for installation.
– Documentation for any grant funding you have received (excludes loaned funds
that will repaid).
– Copy of a utility bill or council tax bill.
– Bank details for a UK bank account in your name as the applicant, or in the
name of the company that owns the heating system.
– Your ID details, or that of the company that owns the heating system
To begin the process of applying for the DRHI, applicants must use the application
portal Ofgem Domestic RHI – Apply to join Domestic RHI
*Information contained within this post was obtained from OFGEM