Issue details

Energy costs and purchasing strategy

Approval of amendments to the Council’s gas and electricity purchasing strategy to allow the optimum level of forward hedging of energy prices in conjunction with other measures set out within the Energy Strategy and Action Plan as approved by Executive Board in February 2022.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2022

Decision due: 16 Mar 2022 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Polly Cook, Chief Officer Sustainable Energy and Air Quality 01133785845 Email:

Consultation process

Officers are seeking external technical advice on the proposals.


External technical advisors/energy supplier.


Portfolio Holder: Cllr Debra Coupar, Executive Member (Resources)


Agenda items


  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting