Decision details

Investing in green energy initiatives- update

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Update report on local solar farm project and next steps


(Key decision):


(1) To delegate authority to the Deputy Chief Executive, in consultation with the Chief Finance Officer and Cabinet member for finance and assets, to increase the loan provision to OVESCO up to a maximum of £155,000 for development funding to take the solar farm proposal set out in section 2 and Appendix 1 of the report to planning submission, subject to further due diligence being carried out, satisfactory loan terms and milestones being agreed.


(2) To request that the Climate Change Scrutiny Panel provide oversight to the project.

Report author: Kate Richardson

Publication date: 09/07/2021

Date of decision: 08/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/07/2021 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 14/07/2021

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