The UK government is committed to delivering a low-carbon future and recognise the role ground source heat pumps can play, whilst also providing low-cost heat and reducing air pollution. To this end a range of subsidies are available to support ground source heat pumps.
Kensa are experts in UK government subsidies for ground source heat pumps. We work hard to keep this knowledge up-to-date, and are key influencers in shaping new policy. As such, we are uniquely placed to advise and assist you on the best options available for your projects.
Kensa Contracting provide dedicated claims support and direct relationships with utilities to secure the subsidy required. Details of current subsidies Kensa Contracting are able to support are detailed below, including the Renewable Heat Incentive, Energy Company Obligation, Warm Homes Fund and Cleaner Heat Cashback.
The RHI & ECO
Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
The Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) provides a lucrative 20 year income for commercial projects as well as retrofit and new build domestic schemes featuring ground source heat pumps connected to Shared Ground Loop Arrays.Learn more at kensaheatpumps.com
Energy Company Obligation
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) provides an upfront grant to those delivering retrofit housing schemes, and is based upon the amount of carbon that will be saved by replacing the current heating system with a Shared Ground Loop Array ground source heat pump system.Learn more at kensaheatpumps.com
Warm Homes Fund & Cleaner Heat Cashback
Warm Homes Fund
The Warm Homes Fund (WHF) provides an upfront grant for the installation of affordable heating solutions in fuel poor households off the mains gas network.Learn more at kensaheatpumps.com
Cleaner Heat Cashback
The Cleaner Heat Cashback is unique to SME’s in London, and offers 35% cashback if they replace their old, inefficient heating systems with a ground source heat pump.Learn more at kensaheatpumps.com