In a groundbreaking move aimed at championing sustainable energy solutions, the UK Government has recently unveiled a transformative decision: the exemption of the 20% Value Added Tax (VAT) on retrofitted Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) effective from February 1st, 2024. This bold initiative is poised to revolutionise the landscape of renewable energy, increasing access and affordability for customer nationwide.

Unlocking Benefits for Consumers

The exemption of VAT on standalone battery installations and upgrades to existing systems unleashes a many great advantages for consumers. We celebrate and acknowledge that this breakthrough translates into substantial cost savings, potentially reaching hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds on their installations.

This opportune timing allows consumers to reassess and optimize their battery storage systems. The resulting cost reduction creates a unique window for users to evaluate the efficiency of their current battery storage in meeting their energy needs. As we stand on the cusp of this energy revolution, consumers now have the chance to make informed decisions that align with their environmental and financial goals.

Navigating the Path Forward with ASK-Renewables

With the VAT exemption in effect, it is the perfect moment to assess your battery storage system. Are you maximizing its potential? Are you grappling with peak-rate electricity usage? Could you benefit from additional capacity to effortlessly navigate winter with off-peak electricity charging? We believe that this VAT break is not just about monetary savings; it’s also about optimising your energy usage to align seamlessly with your lifestyle and needs.

Our expert team is poised to assist you in assessing and advising on your battery storage system, providing personalised guidance tailored to your specific needs and energy goals. Whether you are a homeowner looking to enhance your energy resilience or a business aiming to reduce operational costs, ASK Renewables is your partner on the journey towards a sustainable and efficient energy future.


The VAT exemption signifies a significant stride toward a more sustainable and cost-effective energy future for all, and ASK Renewables is here to accompany you on this transformative journey. For any queries or further information, reach out to our team at 01226 715522 or visit our Contact Us page. Step into a brighter, greener future with ASK Renewables today, and let’s collectively shape a world powered by clean and accessible energy.

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