29.07.16 NI RHI: A catalogue of multiple failings

Northern Ireland RHI

According to the Northern Ireland Audit Office, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which was established to encourage people to switch to biomass heating systems (eg pellet stoves), is now going to cost NI taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds. This comes amid a background of accusations of mismanagement and fraud and external consultants have already been appointed to conduct on-the-spot and thorough inspections of RHI installations to ensure that they meet the spirit and letter of the scheme. "There will be no toleration of fraud and where it is identified it will be firmly dealt with" said Simon Hamilton the Economy Minister.

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