Issue details

Low Carbon Challenge Fund – Green Business Grant decision – Arbor Ales Ltd

Delegated authority has been granted to the WECA Chief Executive to take decisions on the award of Green Business Grants (through the Low Carbon Challenge Fund) in consultation with the Chief Executives of the West of England unitary authorities.
The key details of this Green Business Grant application were as follows:
Green Business grant applicant: Arbor Ales Ltd
Sector: Manufacturing
Local authority area: Bristol
Project description: Installation of 30 kWp solar PV panels and upgrade to a Class A energy efficient Water Chiller
Project timescale: July – September 2020
Approximate annual savings analysis of the proposal:
Annual greenhouse gas emission savings: 25.6 tCO2e
Annual energy use savings: 10% on electricity use and offsets 9.6% of electricity use
Annual energy cost savings: £7,109 on electricity bills

The proposal was assessed by officers as meeting the required criteria in terms of value for money, deliverability and financial viability.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/07/2020

Decision due: 23 Jul 2020 by Chief Executive, West of England Combined Authority

Contact: Patricia Greer, CEO Email: Email:

Consultation process

The Chief Executives of the 4 West of England unitary authorities were consulted on this proposal.