Issue details

Procurement of Energy Contracts (GCC Estate and Schools))

To seek Cabinet approval to conduct competitive tender processes for the purchase and sale of energy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2021

Decision due: 22 Dec 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr David Gray, Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, Cllr Lynden Stowe, Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Contact: Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Economy and Infrastructure Email:, Steve Mawson, Director: Strategic Finance Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • Residual Waste Contract Procurement, Cabinet 13 September 2012  
  • Gas and electricity procurement for Gloucestershire County Council buildings and schools, Cabinet 10th July 2013  
  • Extension of the West Mercia Energy (WME) Electricity Contract, Cabinet Member for Finance and Change, 3rd March 2016  
  • Energy Contract Award (Electricity) for Gloucestershire County Council Estate and Schools (including Academies), Cabinet 13 December 2017.  
  • Energy Procurement (Gloucestershire County Council Estate and Schools (Inc Academies)), Cabinet 18 July 2018  
  • Contracts relating to the Sale and Purchase of Electricity and Gas, Cabinet 22 July 2020  
  • Leading the response to the Climate Emergency: Gloucestershire Climate Change Strategy Annual Report & action plan, 2021/02 – 2026/27, Cabinet 16 December 2020