Project:

Llysfasi Net Zero Farm

Overview:

In a purpose-built facility on the agricultural college campus, this project will lead practical training in cutting-edge technologies and land management approaches to reduce emissions and enhance biodiversity.

This project will help ensure a resilient future for North Wales where carbon neutral land management and a developing renewable energy sector support sustainable, thriving and healthy communities.

Ambition North Wales is working with lead sponsor, Coleg Cambria to develop this project.

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Objectives

Knowledge Transfer

Encourage skills development and knowledge transfer

New Opportunities

Strengthen economic integration through maximising local supply chain opportunities

Sustainable Models

Support regional decarbonisation, diversification and sustainable business models

Investment Targets

£10m

Growth Deal

£2.7m

Other Public Sector

£2.7m

Private Sector

£15.4m

Total Investment

Which stage has the project reached?

Stage01.
Determine the Project context:

The planning phase of the spending proposal. Assessing the strategic context for the project and demonstrating how it provides synergy with other projects within the portfolio.

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Stage02.
Preparing the Strategic Outline Case:

The scoping phase of the project. Making the case for change and identifying the preferred way forward.

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Stage03.
Preparing the Outline Business Case:

The planning phase for the project. Identifying the options that provide value for money, confirming the affordability of the project and determining the arrangements for the successful delivery of the project. 

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Stage04.
Approval of the Outline Business Case:

The Outline Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the procurement phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage05.
Preparing the Full Business Case:

The procurement phase of the project. Recording the findings of the procurement and confirming the management arrangements for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the project.  

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Stage06.
Approval of the Full Business Case:

The Full Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the implementation phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage07.
Project implementation and monitoring:

The project implementation phase. The Full Business Case is used as a reference point to deliver the project and monitor progress. 

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Stage08.
Project Evaluation:

The post project implementation stage. Evaluating how well the project was delivered and lessons learnt.  The Full Business Case is used to determine the extent the anticipated benefits were delivered and realised.

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Key Members

  • Steve Jackson Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive, Coleg Cambria
  • George Fisher Project Manager, Coleg Cambria
  • Robyn Lovelock Programme Manager