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Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Economy – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:15 pm on 25th October 2016.

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Photo of Robbie Butler Robbie Butler UUP 3:15 pm, 25th October 2016

Thank you, Minister, for your graciousness in saying that I am new to the House —

[Laughter.]

That can only happen once or twice. Can the Minister assure us, with the rush to install wind energy before the renewables obligation certificate (ROC) expiry in March 2017, that he has personally ensured that all appropriate measures have been taken so that nobody receives a subsidy for electricity that is not delivered to the grid by that date?