• There’s only one Low Carbon Hub!

    Change is afoot at Low Carbon Hub. As many of our supporters know, we have had a somewhat complicated double legal structure. But over the past few months our staff and board, with support from our members, have been working to simplify things. Previously Low Carbon Hub had operated as two separate organisations working in…
    26 June 2023
  • Low Carbon Hub, Highly Commended, at Community Energy England Awards 2022

    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…
    25 January 2023
  • We are 10 years old!

    The Low Carbon Hub turned 10 in December 2021. To celebrate this achievement, we’re going to be looking back at our key milestones and moments from the past decade and sharing them with you over the course of 2022. We’ve already started in our monthly newsletter, and so if you haven’t already subscribed you can…
    10 June 2022
  • 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…
    27 May 2022
  • Climate action, energy, Oxford, and our role in 2022

    Happy new year from everybody at the Low Carbon Hub! Climate action in Oxfordshire Three years ago, in January 2019, the Oxford City Council officially declared a climate emergency in Oxford. In April, they announced the UK’s first citizens assembly to address the climate crisis within Oxford. This citizens assembly was held over two weekends…
    7 January 2022
  • Our Community Highlights of 2021

    As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on the highlights of the year in our work with our communities. Community groups continued to flourish despite the pandemic Community coffee mornings continued We held our first Low Carbon Hub community coffee morning of 2021 on Tuesday 23 February and discussed the challenges and…
    30 December 2021
  • Our Hub highlights of 2021: Programmes

    As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on our Hub highlights of the year for our key programmes. Project LEO Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire) is an ambitious, wide-ranging and innovative trial, seeking to accelerate the UK’s transition to a zero-carbon energy system. This year the 10 partner consortium made some great…
    25 December 2021
  • Our Hub highlights of 2021

    As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on our Hub highlights of the year – it’s been another unconventional one! We celebrated £3 million invested in the Community Energy Fund We met our target of raising £3 million of new investment into the Community Energy Fund ahead of the 31 March 31.…
    20 December 2021
  • Low Carbon Hub supporting the Switch Up Your Lunch campaign

    On Earth Day 2021 we are excited to announce that we are partnering with Good Food Oxford and Oxfordshire Greentech (Oxfordshire’s low-carbon business network) for the third year of the Switch Up Your Lunch (SUYL) campaign. As part of Oxfordshire’s ongoing action on climate change, we are joining Women in Sustainability, and the national Veg Cities campaign. To encourage…
    22 April 2021
  • Charlie Luxton presents at the Low Carbon Hub Inspired by Communities event 2019

    Our Hub highlights of 2020

    As 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on our Hub highlights of the year – it’s been an unconventional one! Community Energy Fund 2020 We re-opened our Community Energy Fund for 2020 early in the year, welcoming over 300 new investors and raising a huge £1.5 million, which is already supporting community energy…
    15 December 2020