Changes to the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive scheme payments Contents

Contents

Summary

1 Introduction

Rationale for this inquiry

Our focus

Legal challenges to the changes

2 The Legislative process

The legislative process

Justification for fast-tracking

3 The 2019 tariffs

Change in tariffs

State Aid

Tariff calculations and comparisons with other schemes

Investment decisions by participants

The impact of differing payments

4 Ongoing impact

The buyout scheme

The Hardship Unit

The future of renewables in Northern Ireland

Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 30 June 2019