• Low Carbon Hub’s 10 Years in 10 Numbers

    For over a decade, Low Carbon Hub has been at the heart of a growing partnership of people and organisations working together for a low carbon future.    At this important milestone, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what has been achieved over these 10 years with the help of 10 numbers.   1.…
    10 November 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…
    7 April 2022
  • Low Carbon Hub receives Lord Mayor of Oxford’s Climate Change Fund

    We are delighted to announce we have received £5,000 of investment into the Community Energy Fund from the Lord Mayor’s Charity Trust. During former Lord Mayor Craig Simmons’ term as Mayor (2019-21), Oxford City Council declared a climate emergency and Craig was really focused on how the city could play its part in the face…
    12 July 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…
    25 May 2021
  • Ray Valley Solar Fact File

    You may have seen that two weeks ago our Community Energy Fund 2021 opened for investment. By the end of 2021 we need to raise £3 million to strengthen and grow clean, renewable energy generation in Oxfordshire. We have an initial target raise of £1.5 million by 31 March 2021, which thanks to all the…
    11 December 2020
  • The Community Energy Fund 2021 is open!

    Our Community Energy Fund has now re-opened for new investment. With your help, we can make an energy system that works for all of us, and for the planet, a reality. Find out more below, or invest in the Community Energy Fund now. Deadline: 31 March 2021Target raise: £1.5 million Minimum investment: £100Maximum investment: £100,000Interest rate: 5%…
    18 November 2020
  • Pledge your support for the Community Energy Fund

    Good news! We’re reopening the Community Energy Fund to investors next month, giving you the opportunity to support more local energy projects. We have some exciting projects coming up in the pipeline, and we look forward to announcing more detail soon.  In the meantime, we’d love to know that we have your support: make a pledge today…
    2 November 2020
  • Upcoming webinars on the future of energy

    Join us to discuss the future of energy, in our series of webinars The world may be focused on the immediate threat of coronavirus, but we feel strongly that it’s as important as ever for us to continue with our work to tackle the climate crisis and create a zero carbon energy system that’s good…
    22 July 2020
  • We’ve raised £1.5 million of new investment!

    And we’re so grateful for your support We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that yesterday evening (9 June 2020) we met our £1.5 million target for new investment in our Community Energy Fund. A huge thank you to those of you who have invested and put your money to work tackling climate change! This does mean…
    10 June 2020
  • Low Carbon Hub webinar catch up: Investing in the Community Energy Fund

    We’ve started a series of webinars, discussing the future of energy and our work at the Low Carbon Hub to create an energy system which is good for people and for the planet, in Oxfordshire and beyond. We held our first webinar on Tuesday 26 May, titled: Investing in the Low Carbon Hub’s Community Energy…
    27 May 2020