You can get paid for installing renewable energy systems provided you use an MCS registered installer.

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme is for heating systems such as Heat pumps. The Smart Export Guarantee is for electricity producing systems such as PV and wind turbines.

In addition, PV systems, battery storage systems and heat pumps can all be installed with zero VAT for domestic customers.

BUS

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme now provides a £7,500 incentive towards the cost of installing an air source heat pump, provided qualifying criteria are met. You will need an EPC that does not include the recommendation for  installing cavity wall insulation or additional loft insulation.

Please click on the GOV.UK link to learn more.

 

SEG formerly FIT

The Smart Export Guarantee has replaced the Feed in Tariff scheme from Oct 2019. This scheme allows PV system owners to paid for any surplus energy exported from their home.

You will need a smart meter fitted and a depending on the supplier, you will earn up to 15 pence per kWh exported with firms such as Social Energy, EON and Bulb. Currently Octopus Energy pays the highest SEG export rate of 15 pence per kWh.

The Government continues to support renewable energy take-up as it seeks to achieve goals set by the EU for CO2 reduction.

The incentives are in the form of financial returns via the BUS and SEG schemes.

This money can only be accessed by using companies like ourselves who have been MCS accredited, ensuring that you will have the best possible equipment fitted by properly trained installers.