10 November 2016

Devon County Council has called on ministers to raise the issue of proposed increases in business rates applied to solar installations, claiming the plans will have “a profound effect” on its own plans to install solar.

In a letter seen by Solar Power Portal addressed to Devon’s MPs, Councillor Roger Croad, cabinet member for community & environmental services, said he and his colleagues were “extremely concerned” that many local authorities and businesses will see “major tax or business rates increases on their rooftop solar installations”.

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