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About MCS

MCS is a mark of quality and demonstrates
compliance to industry standards that companies
strive to meet. It highlights to consumers that
companies are able to consistently install or
manufacture to the highest quality every time.

On 26th March 2013, DECC made a formal announcement confirming that domestic RHI had been postponed until Spring 2014. There will be a further update in Summer 2013 to clarify how the RHI will operate once launched.

Further information about this announcement and updates to the RHPP scheme are below the cut.

Following on from the consultation on scheme design in September last year, the Government will confirm how a RHI for householders will work and publish the tariff levels in Summer 2013. It is expected that the scheme will be up and running for householders in Spring 2014.

The Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme is being extended until the end of March 2014, ahead of the launch of the RHI for householders. This scheme, first launched in July 2011, offers money off the cost of renewable heating kit such as biomass boilers, solar thermal panels and heat pumps and is largely targeted at those living off the gas grid. The scheme was due to close at the end of March 2013.

It should be noted that even though the RHPP scheme is being extended, householders who applied before 31 March 2013 must redeem their voucher by their stated voucher expiry date or 31 March 2013 (whichever is sooner).  If the stated deadline is missed, householders be able to re-apply once the extension is live from 1 April 2013.

For the full announcement regarding RHI and RHPP, please visit DECC's website