• The Energy Systems Accelerator (mini-TESA) launches!

    The Energy Systems Accelerator (mini-TESA) pilot officially launched yesterday (Thursday 26 May) as a cross-sector, progressive co-working space for a just energy transition in the heart of Oxford. What is mini-TESA? Mini-TESA is a world-leading multi-disciplinary hub and co-working space, championing green innovation.  This 100-person building co-locates the Low Carbon Hub with University of Oxford…
    27th May 2022
  • Reaching 40 community groups

    We welcome our 40th community group member at Low Carbon Hub! We are really pleased to welcome our newest community group – Sustainable Botley – who are joining our existing 39 community group members from across Oxfordshire, to bring our total membership to 40. Sustainable Botley is a newly formed community group that recognises the…
    26th May 2022
  • Ray Valley Solar nears completion

    Work is fast approaching completion at our first ever ground mount solar park at Ray Valley Solar. Most of the 35,000 solar panels, 1.3 km at the longest point, have been installed on site with an expected completion date of late April. Bringing Ray Valley Solar online will result in a five-fold increase in the…
    7th April 2022
  • Community Group of the Month: Watlington Community Action Group

    We are delighted to announce that Watlington Community Action Group (CAG) is our  Community Group of the Month for February 2022! Watlington Climate Action Group was founded in April 2019 and started life as a Facebook community group, with the aim of helping Watlington to address the Climate Emergency. They became a member of Low…
    1st February 2022
  • Get involved in climate action

    Get involved with climate action in Oxfordshire! We often get questions from people who want to get involved in tackling climate change in Oxfordshire. Unfortunately, as a small organisation we aren’t always in a position to take on volunteers or staff at the Low Carbon Hub, so we’re limited in the ways you can be…
    10th January 2022
  • Talking Climate Change with Rebecca Nestor

    An interactive workshop hosted by Low Carbon Hub during Great Big Green Week 21 September 10.30am. The climate crisis is an emotional subject and discussions in our everyday lives with family members, friends, colleagues and strangers, who all have different opinions on climate change can sometimes be difficult to initiate and sustain. As a result…
    23rd September 2021
  • Great Big Green Week is here!

    In September communities across the country will join together for the Great Big Green Week. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK, and everyone’s invited! Great Big Green Week The Great Big Green Week will take place 18 – 26 September 2021, and will be the largest event…
    15th September 2021
  • Welcome to our new community groups

    We are delighted to announce the addition of four new community groups bringing our total community membership to 36! At the Low Carbon Hub, we work with community groups across Oxfordshire which have a focus on low carbon and sustainability actions. Many of these groups join the Low Carbon Hub and become CIC (Community Interest…
    18th August 2021
  • “Growing in the face of challenge” – Rose Hill Tree Planting

    A short film about the Tree Planting and Community Orchard project from Rose Hill & Iffley Low Carbon. The film was made with a Small Grant of £500 from Low Carbon Hub Community Grants Fund. Low Carbon Hub were delighted to award Rose Hill & Iffley Low Carbon (RHILC) a small grant of £500 in…
    6th August 2021
  • Ray Valley Solar gets funding to go ahead

    We’re really pleased to announce that Triodos Bank will provide a loan to help fund the construction of Ray Valley Solar, our first ground mount solar park.  Triodos Bank UK has approved a new loan facility to go toward the construction of the project this year. Further lending will also be made available for its operation, with…
    25th May 2021