Issue details

Low Carbon Challenge Fund – Green Business Grant decision – Avon Industrial Doors 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: Avon Industrial Doors Ltd
Sector: Manufacturing
Local authority area: South Gloucestershire
Project description: Based in Yate, Avon Industrial Doors are planning to replace their existing fluorescent lighting in their workshop and office areas with LED units, as well as install a 17kWp solar PV array on the roof of their warehouse building.
Project timescale: October – December 2020
Approximate annual savings analysis of the proposal:
Greenhouse gas emissions: 7.9tCO2e
Energy use: LED - 16% reduction in electricity; Solar PV - 59% of electricity use offset
Energy costs: £2,192 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: 22/10/2020

Decision due: 15 Oct 2020 by Chief Executive, West of England Combined Authority

Contact: Patricia Greer, CEO Email:

Consultation process

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