RHI mismanagement rocks Northern Ireland politics

Northern Ireland has been lumped with a bill of up to £405m over the next 20 years as a result of over-subscription to its RHI scheme

RHI policy implementation sends shockwaves through Stormont. Photograph: John Mills / 123RFNorthern Ireland politics has been shaken by the revelation of serious mismanagement in the nation’s renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme.

Unlike in Great Britain, Stormont delayed introducing a cap to the generous subsidies it would pay out, resulting in over-subscription to the scheme with big financial consequences.

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