The coalition government gave details of its subsidies for solar heating panels this morning, as part of a series of environmental announcements aimed at boosting the government’s green credentials.
The awaited Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) aimed at increasing the amount of heat that homes and business can generate from low-carbon sources such as solar heating panels and evacuated tubes. Only a tiny proportion of the UK’s housing stocks have renewable heat technology.
Up to 25,000 installations will now support from July, to help people cover the installation price of greener heating systems and will ensure there is a fair spread of such technologies across all regions of the UK. (more…)