• Clean Energy for Clean Air month

    To round up the Clean Air month of May we wanted to share some thoughts on the relationship between clean air and clean energy. But first of all, what is clean energy exactly? Like our air, clean energy is the standard we are striving towards. Clean energy is energy that comes from renewable, zero emission…
    31st May 2022
  • Community Group of the Month: Abingdon Carbon Cutters

    Our community group of the month feature is one year old this month and we are celebrating with Abingdon Carbon Cutters as our May 2022 Community Group of the Month. Abingdon Carbon Cutters are a long-standing environmental group that started in 2008 as one of Oxfordshire’s Community Action Groups. They formed during a time of…
    6th May 2022
  • Job vacancy: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Fantastic opportunity for skilled communicator to put your experience to good use. Join our team helping to develop an energy system that’s good for people and good for the planet. The Low Carbon Hub is looking for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to support the development and delivery of campaigns, manage our social media accounts,…
    11th January 2022
  • Rose Hill ‘Solar Saver’ trial launches to help residents save money on their energy bills.

    The ‘Solar Saver’ offer is part of the Rose Hill Smart and Fair Neighbourhood Trial (SFN) being run as part of Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire). The trial is offering residents of the new build flats in Rose Hill the opportunity to save money on their energy bills by shifting when they use electricity in…
    20th December 2021
  • Interning at the Low Carbon Hub

    Post by Gina Moran, Low Carbon Hub Intern, and author of Best Social and Environmental Practice Guidance for Ray Valley Solar. Over the summer of 2021, I was lucky enough to spend a week working with the Low Carbon Hub. I was retained as a Sustainable Research Intern in advance of the construction of Ray…
    8th December 2021
  • We’re moving!

    We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve been invited to join an exciting and innovative new workplace: The Energy Systems Accelerator pilot – better known as Mini TESA – to be based at Holywell House at Osney Mead in Oxford.  This is a world-leading multi-disciplinary hub and co-working space, championing green innovation. It is a…
    26th November 2021
  • Top marks for Oxfordshire primary school in one-of-a-kind sustainable school trial

    Press release by Smarter Grid Solutions Partnership between Smarter Grid Solutions and the Low Carbon Hub demonstrates potential of community energy A primary school in Oxfordshire could pave the way to greater sustainability and cost-savings in schools nationwide thanks to a one-of-a-kind trial of green energy storage on school grounds. The trial brings together clean energy…
    26th November 2021
  • Join us live from COP26 tomorrow from 3pm.

    Tomorrow (Thursday 4 November) afternoon, our CEO Barbara Hammond will be taking part in a panel event: ‘How communities can co-ordinate and collaborate to play a more active role in the future energy system’. The session will look at the critical role communities will play in the transition to net zero.  You can join the event…
    3rd November 2021
  • We’re live streaming from the Blue Zone at COP26 this Tuesday at 9:45am – join us!

    We need both local action and global collaboration if we are going to stop run away climate change.  This Tuesday at COP26 three Project LEO partners, including Low Carbon Hub, are joining forces with organisations around the globe to announce a partnership to foster international collaboration on smart local energy grids.  You can join us live…
    1st November 2021
  • Flexibility – the key to combatting future energy price shocks?

    With wholesale energy prices soaring, becoming more flexible about the way we use energy could be an increasingly powerful tool helping keep our fuel bills under control.  The global surge in gas prices has left UK consumers particularly vulnerable, with over a third of our electricity provided by gas-fuelled power stations. Households and businesses face…
    27th October 2021