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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11160: Richard Lochhead (Moray)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 8 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what level of community benefit must be paid by renewable energy generators to qualify for rates relief.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 26 September 2017

Renewables energy generation relief up to 100% may be available if a scheme has arrangements in place that entitle one or more community organisations to:

  • at least 15% of the annual profit, or

  • so much of the annual profit as is attributable to 1 megawatt of the total installed capacity of the project.