Issue details

Halton Micro Grid

To seek approval for the development of a smart micro grid that that would seek to decarbonise the Council’s building electricity, heating and transport via the culmination of several technologies.


The project will increase the total installed capacity to 5.1MW and connect the additional solar PV generators and building loads via the installation of a High Voltage ring between the following Council sites in central Widnes:


·         Halton Stadium, Lower House Lane, Widnes WA8 7DZ

·         The Municipal Offices, Kingsway, Widnes WA8 7QF

·         The New HBC Leisure Centre, Ellis Street, Widnes, WA8 7AP

·         The Lower House Lane Depot, WA8 7AW 


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/09/2021

Decision due: 17 March 2022 by Executive Board

Contact: Jim Yates, Chief Executive Officer Jim Yates Email: 0151 511 6989.