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Direct procurement of Solar PV through ESPO Framework Contract 2838

LBM wish to access ESPO Framework 2838 to directly procure a number of photovoltaic systems to be installed on various Council properties. The Framework requires a mini-competition to assess the best supplier. The resultant contact award is likely to be in the region of £1,000,000 to £1,500,000. Hence a Chief Officer Key Decision.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/09/2015

General exception notice

This item is subject to the General Exception procedure (see Part 4B of the Council's Constitution). It is proposed to take a key decision on the decision date shown below. It would be impracticable to defer the decision until it has been included on the next Forward Plan. This notice has been issued by the Chief Executive and the Leader of the Council and has been issued to the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission and relevant scrutiny panel.

Exempt information notice

It is anticipated that this report will contain information which is exempt from publication and during discussion of this information the public may be excluded from the meeting. View the reasons for the exemption

Representations on exempt information

If you wish to make representations that the public should not be excluded from the meeting during discussion of this item please write to Democracy Services Manager London Borough of Merton, 8th Floor, Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, SM4 5DX or email stating the reasons why you think the discussion should be held in public.

Decision due: 26 Oct 2015 by Chief Executive

Contact: David Bell, Energy and Sustainability Manager - Non Housing Email:

Consultation process


Documents to be considered: The ESPO Frameowrk requires a mini-competition between 4 suppliers. This has been inititated (on 23rd September). The report with the results of the mini-competition will be produced and circulated prior to the decision date.


  • Direct procurement of Solar PV through ESPO Framework Contract 2838