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West of England Combined Authority

he Provision of Delivery Organisations to Support the Sustainable Warmth Competition Home Upgrade Grant Phase 1

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18 July 2022

12:00pm, 15 August 2022

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The SW Competition is a single funding opportunity which brings together two fuel poverty schemes. Through the SW Competition, Government aims to save households money, reduce fuel poverty, cut carbon, and support the aims of the Prime Minister's 10 Point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. The SW Competition provides funding to upgrade homes both on and off the mains gas grid and is comprised of £286.8m for low-income households heated by mains gas through a third phase of LAD, and of £152.2m for low-income households off the gas grid through HUG 1, with a further c. £67m made available in April 2022, totalling c. £219m of investment in HUG 1. 7. The SW Competition will provide funding to improve low energy performance off grid and on gas grid homes in England by installing Eligible Measures. A competition was launched on 16 June 2021 offering LAs and Local Energy Hubs the opportunity to apply for funding. Upgrades delivered through the SW Competition should be completed by the delivery deadline of 31 March 2023 This agreement concerns the installation of insulation and other energy efficiency measures, non-fossil fuel heating and micro-generation measures in the homes of households who are either on low incomes and are identified as suffering from fuel poverty1. The Delivery Organisation is responsible for managing the end-to-end Customer Journey, which includes the requirements set out at 3.1 below The Delivery Organisation will be required to use their existing supply chain or to put in place a supply chain to deliver the Services set out above. This may involve sub-contracting for Assessors, Installers, Retrofit Coordinators/ Inspectors and other specialist services (Retrofit Designers, Architects, Structural Engineers, Asbestos identification and removal). All will need to be compliant with PAS2030:2019 requirements and registered with the appropriate organisations, MCS, Trustmark etc. and work under the PAS2035 process where this is a requirement of the PAS.