Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Greening the City - Wednesday, 22nd November, 2023 4.00 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: Jane Di Dino, Local Democracy Officer - Tel: 023 9283 4060  Email:


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Apologies for absence.


Declarations of Members Interests


Warmer Homes Project Update pdf icon PDF 332 KB


1.     To update Cabinet Member on the delivery of the Warmer Homes project, funded by the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ), which enables free energy efficiency interventions to be made into private residents' homes.

2.     To detail the latest progress made and grant monies spent throughout the Warmer Homes Consortium of Local Authorities under the LAD3 and HUG1 funding streams following their closure; the numbers and types of interventions made in Portsmouth, including solar panels, air source heat pumps and insulation measures and the number of completed households across the consortium.

3.     To inform the Cabinet on the award of the Home Upgrade Grant Phase 2 (HUG2) Scheme, which funds energy efficiency and clean heating measures in off-gas heated private households and to detail the projected spend, measures available and procured delivery partner.

4.     To provide assurance that domestic energy retrofit, as a priority area for the council, is providing demonstrable benefits to the city; and that the additional funding awards will enable help to be provided to more households to reduce their carbon emissions and energy expenditure.


RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Climate Change & Greening the City note the report.



Impact of Recent Central Government Policy Changes to Climate Change in Portsmouth pdf icon PDF 196 KB


To provide a broad analysis of the impacts of recent central government policy and target changes to Portsmouth's carbon net zero ambition, and associated co-benefits.