Decision details

Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Project - Procurement of Charge Point Operator and Renewable Contractor

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to initiate the tender process for the procurement of a Charge Point Operator and a Renewable Contractor. This work will be undertaken using funding secured from the Government's LEVI Pilot and LEVI upscaling funds (£3.327m).


Approval for the procurement of a delivery partner to undertake:

i) the rollout of Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EVCPs) and
ii) the design and delivery of the renewable system proposed as part of LEVI.

Reasons for the decision:

Procurement needs to launch as soon as possible to enable delivery of EVCPs by the grant funding deadline. A delivery plan has been established and a supplier for both the EVCPs and the renewable technology must be in place no later than December 2023 to enable us to meet the programme end date.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative options Energy Savings Trust) throughout the process as we prepare to get to Gateway 1 and the final recommendation is a result of the feedback received from those key stakeholders and the experience of officers has been considered and consulted on (internally between officers and with the LEVI Support Body.

Publication date: 01/08/2023

Date of decision: 28/07/2023

Effective from: 09/08/2023

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