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Background to the RHI

Background to the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

Capital funding and income

There are several reasons why capital funding based only on project viability is difficult to secure; we outline these in our guide.

Contracts for Difference

Contracts for Difference (CFD) supports new investment in low-carbon electricity generation and provide long-term revenue stability for generators.

Current levels of support

Information on tariff levels for the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which are subject to regular review.

Developing your project

If you're planning to refurbish a grid-connected wind turbine, you will need to carry out certain activities to get your project underway.

Electricity markets

An introduction to the range of electrical market options available, if you're deciding what electrical export path to take.


Information on eligibility criteria for those wishing to apply for the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).


All you need to know about the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT).

Further information

Useful links and sources of information to find out more about the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

How Local Energy Scotland can help

If you're thinking of installing a refurbished wind turbine (grid-connected), we can help you with advice, resources and funding.

How to apply for the RHI

Information on how to apply for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and your post acceptance responsibilities.


There are several steps to implementing your refurbished wind turbine project; we outline these in our project model.

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