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Climate Change Agreement - CCA Scheme Extension

Amanda Byrne

14th September 2020


The Government has re-opened the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme to new applicants until 30th November 2020. This date has been set out for the sector associations to submit applications to the Environmental Agency.

However, as a business, you would need to complete and submit your application by the end of October 2020Eligible businesses can receive a percentage discount on the Climate Change Levy (CCL). This scheme is administered by the Environmental Agency (EA).

CCA’s are voluntary agreements made by UK industry and the Environment Agency to reduce energy use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Eligible businesses can receive a percentage discount on the Climate Change Levy (CCL). This scheme is administered by the Environmental Agency (EA).

There’s only 6 weeks left to get a reduction in the taxes you pay (CCL) on your electricity or gas bills.

What is the Climate Change Levy (CCL)?

CCL is an environmental tax charged on the energy that a business uses. This levy applies on the use of electricity, gas and solid fuels.

The CCL main rates are listed on your business’s energy bill.

How much can my business save?

By having a CCA your CCL charge can be reduced, saving your business up to 10% on all energy costs.

CCL discount will offer savings of nearly £300 million annually to eligible businesses within the UK.

When should we act?

The time to act is NOW.

To secure the benefits of the CCA agreement you need to contact us without delay. 

At Brownlow Utilities we are able to accept new applications up until the 15th October 2020. Giving your business enough time to meet the EA application submission deadline.

Who are CCA’s available to?

Climate change agreements are available to a wide range of energy intensive industries such as plastic, paper, chemicals, manufacturing, food production and many more. 

Sectors that qualify

  • industrial
  • commercial
  • agricultural
  • public services

If you are unsure if you qualify, we are here to help advise you. 

At Brownlow Utilities we’ve helped over 3000+ businesses with regulations and compliance and have recovered £2.2 million in bill audit costs.

Don’t delay finding out if you can save money for your business with a Climate Change Agreement.

Book a Call to receive free expert advice from our team.


What our Clients Say

"As a business, Senator has been committed to reducing its carbon emissions for many years. Having a CCA gives us a means of demonstrating our commitment to social corporate responsibility while giving us a financial benefit at the same time. Working with Brownlow Utilities and acquiring a CCA has been a real win win for us” 

- Paul Clarke, Commercial Director, The Senator Group

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