This topic contains 5 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Builder Ben 1 year, 9 months ago.

  • Builder Ben

    Don’t bother with solar hybrid panels (PVT). Although nice in theory, they aren’t as efficient as the panels operating individually. I would get separate systems for both (i.e. solar PV panels that create electricity and solar thermal panels that create hot water) and then you can actually claim the RHI and the FIT.

    Reply
    sue

    WHo make PVT panels? I can’t find any installers of the hybrid panels here in the UK, but I think in our case they would make sense

    Reply
    James Alcock
    Keymaster

    Hi Lizzie,
    You can apply for the domestic RHI by going to the OFGEM website (click below)

    Once you are there you will be asked a few questions, but you need to have a few things to hand before claiming including the MCS certificate, the EPC and the Green Deal Report as well as your bank details so they can pay you!

    Glad your heat pump system is all up and running!

    Reply
    Lizzie

    Hi thegreenage,

    We have finally replaced our boiler and got GSHP installed. Hot hot water!! Just waiting for the underfloor heating to warm up.

    Was wondering how we now go about claiming our RHI payments? Any advice gratefully received.

    Many thanks

    Reply
    James Alcock
    Keymaster

    Hi Bree, you can indeed – they are called solar PVT panels – you can learn more about them by clicking here. The main issue with them is that at present, you will not be able to claim the RHI (although you will be able to claim the Feed in tariff).

    Reply
    Bree Leard

    RHI and Feed in tariff

    Can you get solar panels that produce electricity and hot water? A type of hybrid panel? We want to get solar PV and claim the feed-in tariff, but if there is a way of claiming the RHI at the same time then that would be awesome! Thanks for any help in advance!

    Reply
Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total)