The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) set the rates and any tariff reduction will only affect people who have applied after the degression date. The rate is reviewed every quarter.
Currently, from 1st April 2016, the RHI is:
- Ground source heat pumps is 19.33p
- Air source heat pumps is 7.51p
This will be reviewed on 1st June 2016.
Your first payment can be expected three months after your date of application.