March, 2012 - Archive

Government Extends RHPP Voucher Scheme

The Government has announced that the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme has been extended, with a second phase – set to be “bigger and better than the original” – due to be introduced in April. The RHPP is the forerunner to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Extending the scheme will allow more people the [...]

End of the Road for Solar FiTs Battle

The Supreme Court has denied the Government the opportunity to appeal against a High Court ruling regarding solar subsidies, bringing to an end an ongoing battle between the solar industry and the Department Of Energy and Climate Change that’s been raging for months. Towards the end of last year, the High Court ruled that the [...]