Decision details

Bristol Heat Pump Ready Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to accept and spend Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) funding to deliver Heat Pump Installations, if the City Council’s bid is successful.

Decision:

That Cabinet:

1.      Noted that Bristol City Council has submitted a proposal to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to implement a project to increase the installation of heat pumps in Bristol set out in Appendix A and the outcome of this is not yet known.

2.      Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Climate, Ecology, Energy and Waste; and S151 Officer, to, if successful, take all steps required to enter into contract with BEIS to accept and spend the funding of up to £3.3m (including procuring and awarding contracts over £500k) to implement the project as set out in proposals to BEIS and to make any amendments to the project as necessary for successful delivery.

Report author: Alex Minshull

Publication date: 07/02/2023

Date of decision: 07/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/02/2023

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