Decision Maker: Cabinet and Commissioners' Decision Making Meeting (during Government Intervention - 18 January 2016 to 23 September 2018)
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Consideration was given to a report which sought approval to assess the feasibility of developing a community energy switching scheme in Rotherham to reduce the number of people in Rotherham paying high tariffs for gas and electricity.
Various options were considered as part of the report and it was recommended that Option 3 be progressed as the outcome of the feasibility study and subsequent development of a Community Energy Switching Scheme could reduce the number of people in Rotherham paying high tariffs for gas and electricity.
This report had been considered by the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board as part of the pre-scrutiny process who were in support of the recommendations, for Cabinet to encourage officers to deliver this project swiftly and subject to the outcome of the study, consideration be given to the marketing and promotion of the scheme
Resolved:- (1) That a detailed feasibility study be undertaken in order to assess the viability of developing a Community Energy Switching Scheme.
(2) That a detailed feasibility report be brought back to Cabinet for consideration.
(3) That officers be encouraged to deliver this project swiftly.
(4) That, subject to the outcome of the study, consideration be given to the marketing and promotion of the scheme
Publication date: 06/08/2018
Date of decision: 09/07/2018
Effective from: 20/07/2018