Decision details

Maidstone Leisure Centre Solar Microgeneration

Decision Maker: Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To install a solar microgeneration system at Maidstone Leisure Centre.


1)  That the installation of a solar microgeneration system (solar panels) at Maidstone Leisure Centre be approved;

2)  That a budget of up to £270,000 is made available for the delivery of the project;

3)  That Officers be instructed to obtain the necessary permissions and licences to implement the recommendations, including registration for Feed in Tariff; sale or export of electricity; and appropriate agreements with the District Network Operator; and to assign those permissions and licences as appropriate; and

4)  That delegated authority be given to the Head of Commercial and Economic Development, in consultation with the Head of Legal Partnership, to enter into and conclude negotiations with Maidstone Leisure Trust and Serco regarding their purpose of the electricity generated.

Contact: Marcus Lawler Email: Email:

Report author: Marcus Lawler

Publication date: 23/10/2015

Date of decision: 21/10/2015

Decided: 21/10/2015 - Policy and Resources Committee

Effective from: 31/10/2015

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