WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? HOW DOES IT WORK? HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? SOLAR PV
WHAT ARE FIT’S? Feed In Tariff Government Incentive Scheme Pay back time on your capital investment 7-10 years Investment return over 25 years approx 8-9% Index linked to inflation (RPI) Currently tax free UNDER 4kW = 43.3p per kWh 4kW - 10kW = 37.8p per kWh 10kW - 50kW = 32.9p per kWh 50kW – 150kW = 19p per kWh 150kW – 250kW = 15p per kWh 250kW – 5 MW = 8.5p per kWh Rates as at April 1 st 2011 Export tariff 3.1p per kWh
AIR SOURCE AND GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? HOW DOES IT WORK? HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
HOW IT WORKS Evaporator Compressor Condenser Plate Heat Exchanger Low pressure superheated vapour 4 way valve High pressure high temperature superheated vapour Expansion Valve Low pressure saturated liquid and vapour
RHI Commercial Tariff Rates WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE RHI?
Domestic Interim Incentives (Available from July 2011) Solar Thermal Air Source Heat Pumps Biomass Grounds Source Heat Pumps PREMIUM PAYMENTS £300 per unit £850 per unit £950 per unit £1250 per unit Criteria For Qualification A well insulated home based on its energy performance certificate Agreeing to give feedback on how the equipment performs
SUGGESTED DOMESTIC TARIFF RATES Proposed date for introduction of Domestic Tariff rates September 2012 Ground Source Heat Pumps up to 45kW Air Source Heat Pump up to 45kW Solid Biomass up to 45kW Solar Thermal up to 20kW 7p per kW 7.5p per kW 9p per kW 18p per kW
THE GREEN DEAL People will be able to access up to £10,000 up front to pay for energy efficiency work repaying the costs through savings on energy bills. Linked to properties and not individuals. Funded by private companies. Due to be introduced September 2012.
WHY CHOOSE A WOOD BURNER? Wood burning stoves are carbon neutral. They are between 72% and 85% efficient. Sustainable energy resource. Wood burners can have built in Boilers. They can be linked in to your heating system to provide hot water. They can help to cut energy bills.
VAT RATES ONLY 5% On renewable installations and energy saving controls to existing heating installations. On wood burning stoves with boilers.
OTHER TECHNOLOGIES TO HELP YOU LOWER YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT Insulation Rainwater Harvesting Heat Recovery Under floor heating Wind power Hydro Electric Low energy lighting Weather Compensation
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES CONTACT: Andy King email@example.com Chris Roper firstname.lastname@example.org www.lowcarbonenergycentre.co.uk TEL: 01202 888561 lo LOW CARBON ENERGY CENTRE