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Support Scheme for Renewable Heat

The Irish Government has launched the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat putting in place a scheme which will financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy such as Biomass Boilers for large heat demand non-domestic customers.  The support provided on this scheme will allow you to convert your current fossil fuel heating system to a biomass fuel system. 

The scheme is aimed at reducing your energy costs, which will have a huge impact on your margins and competitiveness in business.   The Support Scheme for Renewable Heat will consist of two types of support mechanisms:

  • An ongoing operational support (paid for up to 15 years) for new installations or installations that currently use a fossil fuel heating system and convert to using biomass heating systems or anaerobic digestion heating systems.
  • A grant (of up to 30%) to support investment in renewable heating systems that use heat pumps. Gilles Wood Chip Boiler HPK-RA

The maximum tariffs paid will be 5.6 cents per kilowatt hour of energy produced from biomass heating systems and 2.95 cents per kilowatt hour of energy produced from anaerobic digestion heating systems. The tariffs paid will reduce with increasing output reflecting the economy of scale associated with larger system.

The proposed tariffs for the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat as set out by the Government are as below.

Proposed Tarriffs Support Scheme Renewable Heat

Enerpower is a leading supplier of Gilles Biomass Boilers in Ireland and we offer reliable quality products and services using unparalleled energy sector knowledge and industry experience to guarantee energy savings to you on a long term basis.  The necessary technology of fully automatic wood chip and pellet heating systems have been continuously developed for more than 25 years.

We have worked closely on many projects using state of the art Biomass Technology in various company settings such as in the industrial and agricultural sectors.     You can click here to take a look at some of our completed projects using biomass technology.

If you would like to know more about how Enerpower can help you with the new Support Scheme for Renewable Heat please contact us today on 051 364 054 or email

Source: Press Release Department of Climate Action and Environment.