Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Skye works for Low Carbon Hub in the communications of our community-owned renewable energy projects. As Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Skye supports the development and delivery of Low Carbon Hub campaigns, manages various social media accounts, builds a strong online and in-person presence, and tells our stories.
Prior to joining Low Carbon Hub, Skye’s voluntary work has included community groups and social enterprises focused on environmental equity, grassroots climate mobilisation, and youth advocacy. Skye is currently completing an MSc in Social Justice and Community Action at The University of Edinburgh alongside her role at Low Carbon Hub.
- We are delighted that the Low Carbon Hub has won national recognition at the Community Energy England Awards 2022. The 2022 Community Energy England award ceremony took place this month on 20 January 2023. Our team at Low Carbon Hub were shortlisted alongside Community Energy South and Exeter Community Energy in the category Community Energy…
Energy is a health and wellbeing issueWith the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, many are becoming more aware of the link between keeping warm and maintaining good health. But more than a ‘nice to have’, energy and health are inextricably linked. Access to clean, sustainable, and affordable energy is crucial to achieving health and wellbeing for communities. The flip side is that risks…22 December 2022
Energy costs are rising: what can schools do?At Low Carbon Hub we want to help as many schools as possible save money on their energy bills and do their bit for the environment. The UK has a target to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and locally, Oxfordshire has set a target of cutting carbon emissions by 50% of 2008 levels…27 October 2022
Great Big Green Week 2022 RoundupOxfordshire Great Big Green Week 2022 was 9 days of events (Sept 24 – Oct 2) encouraging people and organisations to act to help tackle the climate crisis, and to protect and improve our environment. It was part of the national ‘Great Big Green Week’. Events were organised by groups of all types and sizes…21 October 2022
Ray Valley Solar launch document!Celebrating the energisation of Ray Valley Solar with a new launch document. Construction, and energisation, of our first ever ground mount solar project Ray Valley Solar is now complete. At 19.2MW installed capacity it is the UK’s largest community-owned solar park and can generate enough green electricity each year to power over 6,000 homes. To…21 October 2022
What is a social enterprise?Low Carbon Hub is a social enterprise creating community-owned renewable energy installations, but what is a social enterprise? This business model creates change for the better by shifting away from an emphasis on profit above all else, and instead focusing on social and environmental good. A social enterprise is an organisation whose main goal is…6 October 2022
Creating an innovation ecosystem through collaborationWhy is collaboration important? At Low Carbon Hub, we aim to accelerate the transition to the zero carbon energy system that we need for the future, providing electricity, heat and a clean transport system, all powered by renewables. Transitioning a whole energy system is really complex and it needs to be done in a way…2 September 2022
Our Solar PV array at Norbar Torque Tools Ltd trebles in size!Our Solar PV array at Norbar Torque Tools Ltd has trebled in size! Almost exactly seven years after the installation of our first solar PV array, we have completed an extension to the rooftop solar PV array at Norbar Torque Tools Ltd, trebling its size from 250 kWp to 778 kWp making it our second…25 August 2022
Social Enterprise UK awards: Low Carbon Hub shortlisted!Low Carbon Hub named a finalist in two of the prestigious UK Social Enterprise Awards, which recognise businesses that are transforming communities and tackling climate change. We are excited to share that we have been shortlisted for two UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising Low Carbon Hub as one of the UK’s most effective social enterprises.…22 August 2022
Community groups win Vale of White Horse fundingEarlier this year, the Vale of White Horse District Council invited community groups to apply for funding from its Climate Action Fund of £50,000 for projects that help to address climate change at a local level. Thirteen projects across the district were successful. Several Low Carbon Hub Community group members had successful bids, including: Sustainable…18 August 2022
Celebrating International Youth DayLow Carbon Hub engages with young people through various projects, events, and services. Happy International Youth Day! Here we have brought together our youth-focused Low Carbon Hub resources and programmes. Young people have been calling for climate action for a long time, here’s what we are doing to support our future climate leaders: Resources Here…12 August 2022
Green Futures Conference at Hill EndOn 11 July I attended the first (hopefully of many) Green Futures Conference for 14-18 year olds, held at Hill End Outdoor Learning Centre to deliver a workshop on ‘how communities are investing in community energy’. The realities of our unstable climate system is an awful scenario for today’s teenagers and many of them are…8 August 2022