Exemption from Climate Change Levy for Good Quality CHP

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Climate Change Levy (CCL) was introduced by the UK Government in 2001 and is charged on most non-domestic supplies of energy used as fuel for lighting, heating and power. The CCL is designed to promote energy efficiency and encourage investment in energy saving equipment, thereby reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. CHP stations are energy efficient in operation providing very significant fuel savings, and therefore offer cost and efficiency savings over conventional forms of electricity generation and heat supply. Favourable treatment under the CCL legislation is given to a CHP station where it is: registered with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) CHP Quality Assurance Programme certified annually under that programme covered by a valid CCL Exemption Certificate issued by the Secretary of State

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