Decision details

Application for funding from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund for works to corporate buildings to replace heating systems with low carbon technology

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Climate Change and Customer Engagement inc Contact Centre, website, libraries, digital and performance management (complaints and compliments)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the submission of the funding application.


To submit an application to the Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund Phase 3.

This funding stream is being made available by Government department Business Energy and Industrial Strategy to assist the decarbonising public sector properties heating. This particular phase is aimed at assisting the removal of end of life gas and oil boilers to be replaced by lower carbon technologies such as heat pumps.

Reasons for the decision:

A decision has been made to submit an application to the Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund Phase 3 for a grant of £360,600. To undertake the installation of low carbon heating (Air Source Heat Pumps) in three corporate properties. Should the application be successful the work will be undertaken between the date of acceptance of the offer and the 31st March 2023 in line with the grant T&Cs. The grant T&Cs have not yet been released so have not been assessed by Legal Services at the time of application. They will be available for assessment before acceptance of any grant offer, with this identified as a risk in relation to the application submission.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 29/09/2021

Date of decision: 28/09/2021

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