Parliament Responds to the Battery VAT Petition

We have had a reply to the VAT petition from the Treasury. See below for the full wording. Interestingly it shows that the UK government fought against the VAT rises with the EU but were defeated by the Court of Justice of the European Union siding with the European Commission.

Act Now to Keep Domestic Solar in the UK

Hot on the tails of the end of the Feed-In-Tariff, news was announced that the Solar VAT level will rise from 5% to 20% on 1st October. This means that all domestic Solar or Solar and Battery installations will experience a price rise of about 15%. This starts to make the economics marginal and

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