Decision details

Decision details

Application of Feed-In Tariff to Council Buildings

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report concerning the application of a feed-in tariff to Council buildings in respect of surplus energy production. 


The Head of Environmental Development submitted a report (previously circulated, now appended) seeking approval to proceed with the pilot of a scheme to realise the benefits of the feed-in tariff.


Resolved to:-


(1)   Grant project approval for installation of photovoltaics on the buildings set out in the report;


(2)   Make available £670,000 of capital expenditure to fund the project and include in the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account capital programmes subject to sufficient shortfall being identified in the Quarter 3 monitoring report;


(3)   Authorise the Executive Director for City Services to undertake the project subject to the payback period not exceeding 15 years.

Report author: Jenny Davidson

Publication date: 08/12/2011

Date of decision: 07/12/2011

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2011 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 15/12/2011

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