Solar Power: Non-domestic Rates

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 1st December 2017.

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Photo of Zac Goldsmith Zac Goldsmith Conservative, Richmond Park

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the difference in business rate liabilities is for rooftop solar power where the majority of the power produced is (a) exported to a third party and (b) consumed onsite.

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

My Department does not hold information on business rates liabilities. Business rates are based on valuations from the Valuation Office Agency and we are not involved in their independent assessments.

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