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RHI inspections to be conducted across Northern Ireland

RHI inspections to be conducted across Northern Ireland

15 Mar 2017, 12:37

Nothern Ireland’s Department for the Economy (DfE) is to launch an eight month examination of all installations under the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), having launched a tender to procure inspection services.

Republic of Ireland prepares to launch cost-controlled RHI

Republic of Ireland prepares to launch cost-controlled RHI

30 Jan 2017, 12:12

The Republic of Ireland is to launch its own Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), with minister for communications, climate action and environment Denis Naughten unveiling plans for a scheme with specific measures to avoid the mistakes made north of the border.

DUP moves to publish RHI recipients amidst SPaD resignations

DUP moves to publish RHI recipients amidst SPaD resignations

20 Jan 2017, 10:02

The economy minister at the centre of the DUP’s response to the ongoing RHI scandal in Northern Ireland has announced his intention to publish the names of businesses claiming from the scheme, despite questions of legality surrounding such action.

DUP sets out retrospective RHI tariff cuts in cost saving bid

DUP sets out retrospective RHI tariff cuts in cost saving bid

18 Jan 2017, 11:44

Tariffs under Northern Ireland’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) would be retrospectively altered to reduce payments to fall in line with the tiered system implemented in November 2015 under plans put forward by DUP economy minister Simon Hamilton.