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Author Topic: Replacing MCS certified pellet boiler and impact on RHI payments  (Read 10430 times)
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« on: May 18, 2018, 02:48:51 PM »

Has anyone been through the process of replacing an intermittently faulty pellet boiler with a new one (from a different manufacturer)? Ofgem and MCS cant seem to give me a definitive process of who/how to inform of the replacement or confirm if there is any impact on the customers domestic RHI payments.

I have this from ofgem which is full of contradictions and clear as mud -
Apparently I have to complete a 'decommissioning form' which no one can give me and complete a new MCS certificate.

I don't want to start anything until I understand the full impact of what I am doing........
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 07:22:05 PM »

Well my general approach to officialdom is to tell them nothing. I guess that's no help to you but what would happen if you simply changed the boiler and said nothing, who would know or care; and you'd still get your subsidy.

Being off grid without anything but a telephone connection I never ask permission to do owt.  Why ask for trouble?

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