RHI Services

Crops for Energy has been involved in helping clients through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) process since the scheme was launched back in 2011. We’ve been involved in around 100 projects covering accreditation, metering reports, amendments and sustainability compliance.

ActivityWhat's involvedBudget cost*
Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) application option 1 (all inclusive)o Set up account on Ofgem E-serve
o Work with the client to collate all relevant information and complete ID and finance forms and building fabric spreadsheet
o Site visit to take all necessary photos of the boiler systems, meters, pipework etc
o Completion of Independent Metering Reports
o Completion of Heat Loss Assessment spreadsheets (if required)
o Redrawing of schematics to RHI protocols
o Submission of the online applications
o Responses to level 2 and 3 requests from Ofgem as required
o Training client on ongoing obligations with Ofgem including submission of quarterly meter readings and annual declarations
£2950
Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) application option 2 (budget)o Set up account on Ofgem E-serve
o Work with the client to collate all relevant information and complete ID and finance forms and building fabric spreadsheet
o Advice on drawing schematic to RHI protocols (to be completed by installer)
o Submission of the online applications
o Responses to level 2 and 3 requests from Ofgem as required
o Training client on ongoing obligations with Ofgem including submission of quarterly meter readings and annual declarations
£950
Independent Report on Metering Arrangements (IRMA)o The Issue of a ‘Pre-Inspection Check List’. It is critical that the installer check each heat meter against this and make any changes necessary prior to our visit
o One site inspection
o Issue of the completed electronic RHI report template in pdf format
o Completion of heat loss calculations for district heating pipework and the heat loss assessment (HLA) spreadsheet
Price on application
RHI amendmentsPossible amendments include:
o Additions of new heat uses
o Replacement meters
o Missed periodic return leading to a request for estimated data form
o Capacity increases
o New fuels being uses
o Change of ownership
o Essential documents including schematics and IRMAs redrafted

Most simple amendments can be dealt with in 2-3 hours.
£68.75/hour
Periodic data submissionso Completion of online data submissions
o Calculation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions figures for self reporters of sustainability criteria based on the amount of fuel used and biomass heat generated

This normally takes no more than 1 hour for simple systems.
£68.75/hour
Audit preparation and follow upo Review and collation of all necessary documents
o Responses prepared to queries raised by the auditor
Price on application

*Please note:

  • All prices exclude VAT
  • Prices may increase depending on the distance to the site.
  • Discounts are available for repeat work

If you are interested in any of our services please contact us.