Decision details

Domestic Energy Upgrade of Low Income Homes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to (if successful) accept Sustainable Warmth Grant (HUG 1) funding and to bid for, accept, and spend any additional funding or extensions offered on the Sustainable Warmth Scheme.

Decision:

Cabinet:

  1. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Climate, Ecology, Energy and Waste and the s151 Officer, to (if successful), enter into a grant agreement to accept and spend £3,640,592 Sustainable Warmth Grant (HUG 1) awarded by central government to Bristol City Council to deliver energy efficiency and renewable measures to low-income private households with poor energy efficiency ratings.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Climate, Ecology, Energy and Waste and the s151 Officer, to bid for, enter into a grant agreement to accept, and spend any additional funding or extensions offered on the Sustainable Warmth Scheme up to the value of £6 million, provided that the grant conditions remain the same.
  3. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Climate, Ecology, Energy and Waste to procure and award the contract(s) (which may be over £500k) necessary for the implementation of Sustainable Warmth Grant and Green Homes Grant Phase 1b extension, in line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report, noting the associated Legal commentaries.
  4. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

 

Report author: Steve Ransom

Publication date: 03/03/2022

Date of decision: 03/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 03/03/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 12/03/2022

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