Following updates earlier this week from government around the Green Homes Grant, more detail continues to emerge, it has come to light that from the latest update from BEIS, MCS have been advised that a Green Homes Grant can be used in conjunction with Domestic RHI (DRHI), according to a recent tweet from MCS.
It means that a homeowner will first apply for a Green Homes Grant and then subsequently can also apply for DRHI. The amount of their Grant is then taken off the value of their projected DRHI payments.
Although, this can’t work the other way around. For example, you can’t apply for DRHI or currently be in receipt of DRHI for a specific installation that constitutes a measure under the Green Homes Grant, and then subsequently apply and receive a Grant.
As Domestic RHI applies to a specific installation, identifiable via an MCS certificate, a homeowner could decide to have additional renewable heat measures using the Green Homes Grant scheme. For example, they could already have an Air or Ground Source Heat Pump from ourselves attracting DRHI but then under the Green Homes Grant opt for Solar Thermal. The Solar Thermal installation would attract a separate MCS certificate for the homeowner.
At Hero Renewables, we are an MCS accredited business and will ensure that as MCS continue to communicate closely with BEIS and work hard to provide clarity about the scheme, we will ensure we keep you up to date with the latest news.
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