Decision details

Energy Supply Contract Renewal

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED that the following be approved:-


(1)                  Provide the Environmental Protection Manager, in consultation with the relevant portfolio holder(s), the authority to renew the LASER energy framework covering the purchase of gas and electricity between 01/10/2020 and 30/09/2024 with the following additional conditions:


1.    That the proportion of renewable energy delivered through the framework is monitored and reported to Teignbridge Council on an annual basis;


2.    That we work with our contract partners to encourage LASER to commit to increasing the proportion of renewable energy over time, ahead of the national grid average proportion; and


3.    That at least 12 months before the end of this new contract, the council will fully review the energy supply market and report through Overview and Scrutiny and the Executive on the most effective options for supporting renewable energy and decarbonising energy supply, to ensure we meet the District Council's carbon neutral commitments; and


(2)       Provide the Environmental Protection Manager with the authority to submit a letter of intent to participate in the Devon Energy Collective.


Report author: William Elliott

Publication date: 20/05/2020

Date of decision: 19/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Executive

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