The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive – Ensuring a sustainable scheme

The Extension of the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive for technologies that cannot access tariff guarantees until midnight on 31 March 2022. This would ensure that low-carbon heat projects that are already in the pipeline, but that have been delayed due to COVID-19, are built, protecting jobs and vital GB supply chains.

Future Support for Low Carbon Heat

It is vital that solar thermal is included in the Clean Heat Grant scheme. The exclusion of solar thermal from the Clean Heat Grant means that after 31 March 2022, there will be no support for the deployment of domestic-scale solar thermal.

Ofgem Decarbonisation Programme Action Plan

The progress to the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan demonstrates the clear commitment made by the Government. However, there remain significant further reforms required.

Future Charging and Access programme – Supplementary Consultation

In September, Ofgem quietly released revised modelling on their proposal to reform ‘Embedded Benefits’ for small-scale distributed generation, indicating that the additional cost of reform would outweigh any benefit under a Net Zero-compliant scenario. Read the STA response here

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