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RHANI Statement – 16th August 2017

August 16th, 2017

Our Association represents the churches, civic and sports clubs, charities, businesses and farmers affected by the 2017 Regulations and by DfE (NI)’s mismanagement of the Scheme.  Many were very reluctant to have to take on […]

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FARMERS WEEKLY: Woodchip demand may rise as subsidy cuts loom

August 16th, 2017

Thursday 10th August 2017 Paul Spackman A surge in applications to build biomass boiler installations under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) could significantly increase woodchip demand over the next year, potentially creating opportunities for landowners […]

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RHANI statement: Ofgem system crash

August 16th, 2017

The core OFGEM payment and email systems have crashed.  The implications of the systems collapse are that payments will be delayed to DfE’s Scheme members.  Affected parties should contact OFGEM by phone or, the NI […]

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DfE: Department confirms intention to seek extension to 2017 RHI Regulations

August 16th, 2017

Date published: 16 August 2017 The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations NI) 2017 (“the 2017 Regulations”) introduced capping and tiering for small and medium sized biomass boilers accredited before November 2015. This brought the […]

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RHANI Statement welcoming DfE announcement that audit partner is secured

August 15th, 2017

RHANI welcomes the DfE announcement that it has at last secured an audit partner to confirm that, following the ejection of 2 installations, the remaining 2,126 Government and privately owned, accredited  systems within  the RHI […]

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BELFAST TELEGRAPH: RHI overspend figure was exaggerated by at least £160m

August 11th, 2017

By Jonny Bell 11th August 2017   The projected £490m overspend in the Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scheme – which helped bring down the Northern Ireland Executive – was overestimated by at least £160m. Sources […]

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IRISH FARMERS JOURNAL: RHI costs well below £100m – original £490m figure incorrect claim RHANI

August 3rd, 2017

By Peter McCann 3rd August 2017 The overspend from the Renewable Heat Incentive has been questioned by the group representing biomass boiler owners. Sources in the renewable industry suggest that analysis by the Renewable Heat […]

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SOLAR POWER PORTAL: NORTHERN IRELAND’S RHI REGULATIONS ‘CATASTROPHIC’ FOR WIDER SUPPORT SCHEMES

July 28th, 2017

By David Pratt 21 July 2017 Regulations implemented earlier this year retroactively cutting tariffs under the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) could create a legal precedent to reduce agreed support in schemes across the […]

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