Decision details

Award of Utilities Contract (Forward Plan Reference FP1168)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To award contracts for the supply of Gas and Electricity.


Exempt report of the Executive Director (Finance and Transformation) on the award of contract for Utilities Management.


(1)  The Decision Taken




Cabinet noted the details set out in the exempt report and confirmed its decision, taken in Part I of the meeting, to enter into a Customer Access Agreement with Crown Commercial Services for a period of 4 years, with the supply commencing on 1 October 2024 and to sign supply contracts with EDF Energy Limited (EDF) and Total Energies Gas and Power Limited (Total).


(2)  Reasons for the Decision


The current arrangement with Laser ends in September 2024. A decision is required well in advance of the supply period so that the purchasing organisation can start purchasing in advance.


Publication date: 09/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/03/2023

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