Renewable Energy Relief

With effect from 01/04/10, Renewable Energy relief is available to a ratepayer who uses a property solely for the generation of renewable heat or power (or both) from the sources indicated on the application form.

The renewable energy relief will be applied before any other calculation of relief and the amount of relief awarded must not breach State Aid de minimis limits i.e. 200,000 Euros, approximately £175,000, over a rolling 3 year period.

A reduction of the rates payable will be applied as specified in the table below:

Renewable Energy Relief
Rateable Value % of Rates Relief
£145,000 or less 100%
More than £145,000 but not exceeding £430,000 50%
More than £430,000 but not exceeding £860,000 25%
More than £860,000 but not exceeding £4,000,000 10%
More than £4,000,000 2.5%