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Energy/Carbon saving projects funded through the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) - Higher Education

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Dear University College London,

I would be grateful if you could assist my research into net zero and decarbonisation support for public bodies. The below information may be held by a department responsible for your buildings, or an energy/sustainability department.

1. Was your organisation successful in receiving grants under the government Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) (Phases 1, 2, 3a or 3b) or Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF)?
2. Please provide approximate amounts granted and which round of PSDS / LCSF they were received under
3. How were the works procured (or planned if funding was only recently awarded) ? 1. Via a framework (if so which frameworks) 2. Via a specific tender(s) 3. Another means (please describe)
4. Please list the names of the main contractors used to deliver works completed using the PSDS/LCSF funding.

Yours faithfully,

Rebecca Brown.

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Dear Rebecca

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request of 17 January 2023. 
Apologies for the delay in responding to your request.

 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request.

 

We can confirm that we do hold information of the description specified in
your request and this information is provided below in red:

 

1.            Was your organisation successful in receiving grants under
the government Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) (Phases 1, 2,
3a or 3b) or Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF)? Yes, phase 3a. (unsuccessful
applications made in phases 1 and 2 and to LCSF)

2.            Please provide approximate amounts granted and which round
of PSDS / LCSF they were received under. £680k awarded under phase 3a

3.            How were the works procured (or planned if funding was only
recently awarded) ? 1. Via a framework (if so which frameworks) 2. Via a
specific tender(s) 3. Another means (please describe) Given tight
deadlines relating to drawdown of the PSDS funding, a direct contract
award was made to an existing framework contractor.

4.            Please list the names of the main contractors used to
deliver works completed using the PSDS/LCSF funding. UBS Building Services

 

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