Issue details

Award of Demand Side Response Management contract at the Halewick Lane Battery Storage site and Westhampnett Solar and Battery Farm

The appointed Demand Side Response (DSR) Management operator acts on behalf of the County Council to manage and create revenue from the County Council’s battery assets by engaging in the DSR markets with the National Grid, selling energy to create revenue and support grid stability.

 

The current contract expires on 31 March 2022 and a procurement process for a new supplier will be undertaken through the Crown Commercial Services RM3824 – Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets (HELGA) framework.

 

Upon the conclusion of the procurement process, the Director for Environment and Public Protection will be asked to award a Demand Side Response management contract at the Halewick Lane Battery Storage site and Westhampnett Solar and Battery Farm.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: Chichester North; Sompting & North Lancing;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/09/2021

Decision due: December 2021 by Director of Environment and Public Protection

Lead member: Steve Read, Director of Environment and Public Protection steve.read@westsussex.gov.uk

Contact: David Robinson Email: david.robinson@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 26995.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Environment and Public Protection, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

 

Consultees

Director of Law and Assurance

Director of Finance and Support Services

 

Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 033 022 26052

Background papers

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