Search Legislation

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

Draft Legislation:

This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 No. 2860

This section has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

1.—(1) This Schedule specifies the information that may be required of a prospective participant in the scheme.

(2) The information is, as applicable to the prospective participant—

(a)name, home address, e-mail address and telephone number;

(b)any company registration number and registered office;

(c)any trading or other name by which the prospective participant is commonly known;

(d)details of a bank account in the prospective participant’s name which accepts pound sterling deposits in the United Kingdom;

(e)information to enable the Authority to satisfy itself as to the identity of the individual completing the application;

(f)where an individual is making an application on behalf of a company, evidence which satisfies the Authority, that the individual has authority from the company to make the application on its behalf;

(g)details of the eligible installation owned by the prospective participant including its cost;

(h)evidence, which satisfies the Authority, as to the ownership of the eligible installation;

(i)evidence that the eligible installation was new at the time of installation;

(j)where an eligible installation has replaced a plant, details of the plant replaced;

(k)evidence which demonstrates to the Authority’s satisfaction the installation capacity of the eligible installation;

(l)details of the fuel which the prospective participant is proposing to use;

(m)in relation to prospective participants generating heat from biomass, notification as to whether the prospective participant is proposing to use solid biomass contained in municipal waste and, if so, whether or not the prospective participant is regulated under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010(1) or the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000(2);

(n)where the plant is a heat pump, evidence which demonstrates to the Authority’s satisfaction, that the heat pump meets a coefficient of performance of at least 2.9;

(o)in respect of a producer of biogas or biomethane, details of the feedstock which the producer is proposing to use;

(p)details of what the heat generated will be used for and an estimate of how much heat will be used;

(q)details of the building in which the heat will be used;

(r)the industry sector for which the heat will be used;

(s)details of the size and annual turnover of the prospective participant’s organisation;

(t)details of other plants generating heat which form part of the same heating system as the eligible installation to which the application relates;

(u)where regulation 13 applies, evidence from the installer that the requirements specified in that regulation are met;

(v)such information as the Authority may specify to enable it to satisfy itself that the requirements of Chapter 3 of Part 2 have been met including—

(i)evidence that a class 2 heat meter, other heat meter or steam measuring equipment has been installed;

(ii)evidence that the class 2 heat meter, other heat meter or steam measuring equipment was calibrated prior to use;

(iii)in relation to all heat meters, details of the meter’s manufacturer, model, meter serial number;

(iv)a schematic diagram showing details of the heating system of which the eligible installation forms part, including all plants generating and supplying heat to that heating system, all purposes for which heat supplied by that heating system is used, the location of meters and associated components and such other details as may be specified by the Authority;

(v)where—

(aa)an eligible installation has an installation capacity of 1MWth or above, or

(bb)regulation 17 applies,

if so requested by the Authority, an independent report by a competent person verifying that such of those requirements as the Authority may specify have been met;

(w)such other information as the Authority may require to enable it to consider the prospective participant’s application for accreditation or registration.

(3) Information specified in this Schedule must be provided in such manner and form as the Authority may reasonably request.

(4) The costs of providing the information specified in this Schedule are to be borne by the applicant.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Draft Explanatory Memorandum

Draft Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Draft Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Draft Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Impact Assessments

Impact Assessments generally accompany all UK Government interventions of a regulatory nature that affect the private sector, civil society organisations and public services. They apply regardless of whether the regulation originates from a domestic or international source and can accompany primary (Acts etc) and secondary legislation (SIs). An Impact Assessment allows those with an interest in the policy area to understand:

  • Why the government is proposing to intervene;
  • The main options the government is considering, and which one is preferred;
  • How and to what extent new policies may impact on them; and,
  • The estimated costs and benefits of proposed measures.
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources