Country:United Kingdom
Year:2001 (last updated 2015)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001 (last updated 2015)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Agency:Her Majestys Revenue and Customs

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) effective from 1 April 2001, was introduced on energy use in the non-residential sector. Its aim is to encourage energy efficiency and help meet the United Kingdom's targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It applies to gas, electricity, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal. The rates of the levy are based on the energy content of the different energy products.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Industry, Complementary policies to support industrial energy efficiency
Related policies:Exemption from Climate Change Levy for Good Quality CHP , Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) - Energy Technology List , Climate Change Agreements

Last modified: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:43:26 CEST