Renewables Tax Exemption: Act 1776

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Last updated: 29 April 2014

Small-scaled renewable energy based electricity production is partially or totally exempt from the energy tax levied on households and the service sector; this gives a tax benefit of ? 0.1-2/kWh. Furthermore, producers and consumers of biomass-based electricity are exempt from various environmental taxes, such as the CO2 tax, sulphur tax and NOx levy.