“The future of many community hydro schemes is in jeopardy due a sharp rise in business rates, operators have said.
Some have seen increases of as much as 900% after a recent revaluation and the situation has been called “ridiculous”.
It means virtually all of their profits are being handed over to councils, with some energy schemes now making a loss, BBC Wales has heard.
The Welsh Government said it was aware and considering the case for specific assistance.”
BBC Report here.