Decision details

Sustainable energy investment feasibility

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree to fund the commissioning of Clear Sustainable Futures to investigate if there is an investable business case for sustainable, low carbon energy generation on 3 projects currently in the pipeline– Avis Way Depot, Seaford Health Hub and Sovereign Leisure Centre.


(Key decision):


(1) To delegate authority to the Chief Finance Officer and Director of Planning and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environmental Impact, to fund up to £25,000 for the commissioning of Clear Sustainable Futures to undertake the feasibility study of deploying sustainable energy generation at the Avis Way and Sutton Road development sites


(2) To note that a similar request is being made to Eastbourne Borough Council to progress viability analysis on their project at the Sovereign Leisure Centre and that the work is being conducted concurrently with knowledge being shared.

Report author: Jane Goodall

Publication date: 07/12/2018

Date of decision: 05/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 05/12/2018 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 13/12/2018

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