Consultation Response

Scottish Renewables response to the Scottish Government Consultation: Supporting Business – Promoting Growth.

22 February 2013

Key points:

  • embedded generation facilities have a significantly higher rateable value compared to energy facilities that supply energy to the national grid.
  • it is not always clear how business rates have been calculated and whether this is done on the electrical generation capacity of the scheme or on the physical dimensions and properties of the lands and buildings.
  • there is no published methodology or assumptions which details aspects of the rating methodology employed. 

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