Councils could have big role in renewable heat uptake as financial incentives arrive on the scene

At the Calderdale People’s Assembly meeting on energy efficiency and renewable energy last autumn, some people wanted to know about financial incentives from the government for installing renewable heating at home. Such as solar thermal, biomass or ground- or air-source heating,

This scheme is called the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive and it looks as if it’s about to launch around Easter time. The regulations are due to be debated in the House of Lords on 26 March and in the House of Commons on 2 April. Continue reading