Are there Grants available to help with the installation costs of Renewable Energy Systems ?
Yes there are.
The Government Grant Scheme is call the Green Homes Grant Scheme.
Of course there are some restrictions & limitations.
How does the Scheme work ?
As a Homeowner or Residential Landlord you can apply for a Green Homes Grant Voucher that can be used towards the cost of installing energy efficient improvements to your home.
Does the Green Homes Grant Voucher expire?
Yes it does.
The Grant Voucher needs to be used within 3 months of the issue date, or by 31st March 2022.
How much is the Voucher worth?
The Voucher has a maximum value of £5000, or two-thirds the cost of the energy efficient improvements to your home.
What does the Voucher cover?
The voucher can be used to pay towards the Labour, Material & VAT costs of the installation work.
What are the eligibility requirements?
You need to live in England
You need to own your home or park home on w residential site or you need to be a Residential Landlord in the Private or Social Rented sectors.
* You cannot get a Grant for a newly built home that has not been previously occupied
Can I claim this Grant alongside others?
Yes you can, but there are restrictions.
The most common help is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). You can apply & use a Green Homes Grant Voucher, and also register for the RHI payments. However, you must inform OFGEM that you have used a Green Homes Grant Voucher when you apply for the RHI payments.
The value of the Grant Voucher will be deducted from the RHI payments.
Can I use the Green Homes Grant Voucher for Heat Pumps?
Yes you can.
There are a number of uses of this Voucher, including;
- Numerous forms of insulation (Cavity Wall, Loft etc)
- Heat Pumps (Air Source & Ground Source)
- Solar Thermal
Alongside these Primary Measures there are a number of Secondary Measures you may also be able to use the Voucher for.
How do I apply?
Applications are made through the Government website. You will need to obtain 1 quote from a Green Homes Grant Registered Installer, like us. Please call us for advice on the work you need doing. We can help with the application process and how to use & claim the Grant Voucher.