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.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Chichester North; Sompting & North Lancing;

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

Decision due: February 2022 by Director of Environment and Public Protection

Lead director: Steve Read

Contact: David Robinson Email: 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.



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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