Opportunities

Opportunities often arise for installation companies to submit quotes to Low Carbon Dorset grant recipients.

This page contains a list of all the opportunities currently open for bids.  Follow the link in each opportunity to find more information on the project requirements and how to bid.

Please note that we do not keep a list of preferred suppliers, and cannot recommend any suppliers.

No current opportunities listed – check back soon!

Large (650-kW) GSHP and district heating installation – CLOSED
2nd July- 2nd August 2021

An applicant is seeking quotes for all or some of a project to install two district heat schemes and around 650-kW of GSHP capacity.

Dorset Green H2: 5-MW Solar Farm – CLOSED
26th April – 26th May 2021

An applicant is seeking quotes for a 5-MW solar farm on an old landfill site.

Dorset Green H2: HV Grid Works – CLOSED
26th April – 26th May 2021

An applicant is seeking quotes for a HV grid works to enable a 5-MW solar farm on an old landfill site.

Dorset Green H2: Electrolyser – CLOSED
26th April – 26th May 2021

An applicant is seeking quotes for a 1- to 1.5-MW electrolyser to generate green hydrogen.

Dorset Green H2: Hydrogen Storage – CLOSED
26th April – 26th May 2021

An applicant is seeking quotes for trailers to store compressed hydrogen.

1-MW Solar PV Installation – CLOSED
1st April – 16th April 2021

A solar PV developer is seeking quotes for a 1-MW PV array on a commercial building in Wimborne.

Two Solar PV Arrays for Dorset Community Energy – CLOSED
10th February – 24th February 2021

Dorset Community Energy have identified 2 further sites to install on, and are looking for quotes, with installation over spring and summer of 2021.

Commercial VRF Heating and Cooling Project in Bournemouth – CLOSED
3rd February – 15th February 2021

A Bournemouth based hotel is seeking quotes for the installation of a VRF air conditioning system planned for install February 2021.

Programme Manager vacancy, Low Carbon Dorset  – CLOSED
Closing date for applications: 13th December 2020.
An exciting opportunity to help shape the future of Dorset’s low carbon economy.  Dorset Council is currently looking for a talented individual to lead the successful delivery of the Low Carbon Dorset programme.

Commercial VRF Heating and Cooling Project in Bournemouth – CLOSED
8th December – 17th December 2020
A Bournemouth based hotel is seeking quotes for the installation of a VRF air conditioning system planned for install January 2021.

Large Battery Opportunity – CLOSED 

17th June 2020 – 2nd July 2020
Quotes are needed for a large (500-kW/1,110-kWh) battery for a community energy group in Bridport. More details can be found here.

Four 50-100-kW Solar PV arrays – CLOSED
27th January 2020 – 10th February 2020
Quotes are needed for resized arrays for four of Dorset Community Energy’s ten solar PV arrays on schools and hospitals around Dorset.

400-kW Solar PV array – CLOSED
30th October 2019 – 15th November 2019
A 400-kW solar PV array is needed to maximise electricity generation from a roof of a factory near Stalbridge.

300-kW Solar PV near Bridport – CLOSED
3rd July 2019 – 17th July 2019
Around 300-kWp of solar PV is needed to maximise generation from a roof of a factory near Bridport

Thorngrove 250-kW Biomass Boiler  – CLOSED
4th June 2019 – 18th June 2019
A 250-kW-class biomass boiler and district heat scheme is needed for a garden centre near Gillingham. This is a revised version of a previously advertised 400-kW opportunity.

Whole-Building Multi-Renewable Energy Project – CLOSED
17th May 2019 – 14th June 2019
A 25-bedroom hotel is looking for a complete energy efficiency and renewable energy package.

Glasshouse Ground-Source Heat Pump – CLOSED
16th April 2019 – 7th June 2019
A new state-of-the-art glasshouse requires a large ground-source heat pump.

Husqvarna Electric Tools Supply – CLOSED
2nd May 2019 – 20th May 2019
A range of Husqvarna equipment is required as part of the Dorset Council ranger service’s transition to electric tools.

HMCE Battery OpportunityCLOSED
15th March 2019 – 31st March 2019
A 200-kW-class, 400-kWh-class battery is required for a community microgrid in Bridport.

HMCE Solar PV OpportunityCLOSED
15th March 2019 – 31st March 2019
Around 210 kWp of solar PV is needed for a community energy ESCo in Bridport.

Dorset Community Energy: Project Management Opportunity CLOSED
14th March 2019 – 31st March 2019
A project manager is needed to run the installs of ten PV arrays on schools and hospitals in Dorset.

Dorset Community Energy: 10 PV ArraysCLOSED
13th March 2019 – 31st March 2019
A series of ten PV arrays (varying from 29 to 165 kWp) are required at various schools and hospitals.

Gillingham Community Leisure TrustCLOSED
8th March 2019 – 29th March 2019
Requirement for electricity saving system at the Riversmeet Sports Centre, Gillingham.

Thorngrove Biomass Boiler – CLOSED
16th January 2019 – 15th February 2019
A 400-kW-class woodchip-fuelled biomass district heat scheme is required at a garden centre near Gillingham.

Coombe Energy Biomass Boiler – CLOSED
12th September 2018 – 2nd October 2018
A new woodchip-fuelled biomass district heat scheme is required at a rural site near Litton Cheney.

Engineering Services for Cyclopic Ltd – CLOSED
19th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019
An experienced mechanical engineering firm is required to manufacture a prototype vehicle drive unit.

Pilmore Growers Biomass Boiler – CLOSED
21st December 2018 – 10th January 2019
An 800-kW woodchip-fuelled biomass district heat scheme is required at a rural site near Holt.

Getting involved

If you are a supplier or installer of low carbon technologies or products here in Dorset, then there are a whole host of ways you can get involved in the  programme…

• Do you have a client who could be eligible for a grant towards the cost of their project?
• Do you have a low carbon product or technology that you need support developing?
• Do you have a service or product needed by a Low Carbon Dorset grant recipient?

Check out our handy Suppliers’ Information Pack for more info on how you can get involved.

 

Full guidance on Low Carbon Dorset’s procurement process can be found in our online Procurement Guide.

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