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Non-domestic Rates: Wind Power

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 7 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the rateable value per megawatt of generation capacity of (a) on-shore and (b) off-shore wind farms (i) is in 2009-10 and (ii) is expected to be in 2010-11. (283634)

The rateable value for onshore wind farms in the 2005 rating lists ranges between £5,000 and £12,500 rateable value per megawatt of generation capacity.

Individual draft rateable values for the 2010 rating lists will be published for consultation by the Valuation Office Agency at the end of September 2009.

Offshore wind farms located beyond mean low water mark are not rateable.