Two contractors are set to go up against Centrica for the contract to deliver West Sussex County Council’s Green Deal programme, worth up to £750m.
The council is planning to provide around £75m in financing, with the successful bidder expected to maximise the amount of the Energy Company Obligation it can leverage.
It is also open to alternative funding arrangements. The contract may be opened to other local authorities as well.
The energy-saving programme will deliver energy efficiency improvements, domestic energy generation and other utility saving measures that reduce energy consumption.