Decision details

Contract and lease for green electricity generation from landfill gas and landfill gas management at Lamby Way

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


          The Council has a requirement under legislation to manage landfill gas from the landfill sites and the contract will manage this requirement on our behalf. This includes the managing of landfill gas following any economical return by generating electricity.


A new contract and lease is required following current landfill gas lease at Lamby way which has been in place since December 1997 (and which was subsequently extended with effect from December 2014).

Heads of Terms have been agreed with Infinis trading as Novera Energy Generation No.2 Limited.

A contract and lease has been drafted and Officers seek approval from Cabinet to conclude arrangements.




          Appendix A to this report is exempt from publication on the basis that it contains information of the description set out in paragraphs 14 and 21 of Part 4 of schedule 12 A of the Local Government Act 1972 and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Appendix B to this report is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the description in paragraph 16 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972





1.             the conclusion of contract and lease agreements for the provision of electricity from landfill gas and landfill gas management at Lamby Way as agreed in the Heads of Terms.


2.             delegate authority to the Director of Economic Development subject to consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance, Modernisation & Performance and the Cabinet Member Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, s.151 Officer and Director Governance and Legal Services, to deal with all aspects of the contract and lease agreements.


Publication date: 19/03/2021

Date of decision: 18/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2021 - Cabinet

Effeithiol O: 31/03/2021

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