The Big Picture

The Low Carbon Hub has an ambitious vision for a low-carbon Oxfordshire. They are backing pioneering green energy projects, encouraging energy efficiency, increasing local energy generation and storage, supporting the shift to electric transport and championing community ownership. The result? A radical overhaul and inspiring energy template for not just Oxfordshire but the whole of the UK.

"Investors in The Low Carbon Hub are vital to us achieving our vision of a low-carbon future. Together we can find equitable and practical real-world solutions that put people and their needs at the heart of the energy system and Oxfordshire at the forefront of the energy revolution."
Barbara Hammond CEO, Low Carbon Hub

The Big Numbers

  • Over the last 6 years, The Low Carbon Hub has raised over £6.6 million from investors through Ethex. This money has funded pioneering, community-owned, clean energy projects in Oxfordshire
  • As a direct result of this investment, the Low Carbon Hub has been able to grow its portfolio to 47 clean energy projects that have the potential to generate 4.5 GWh of green energy, per annum. That’s enough to power 1,465 homes and mitigate 1,259 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere.
  • The entire Low Carbon Hub renewable energy portfolio is forecast to provide £2.6m of community benefit donations over its lifetime
  • To date, they have repaid over £750,000 to investors and have a 100% track record of making an annual interest payment to their investors.

We chose to invest in the Low Carbon Hub because we’ve always been interested in solar, and being a member makes you feel like you’re part of something innovative.
Richard Low Low Carbon Hub Investor

Investments offered on the Ethex platform are not readily realisable, which means that they may be difficult to sell and you may get back less than you originally invested. Investments are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and returns are not guaranteed. If you are in any doubt, you should contact an Independent Financial Adviser.

Investments offered on the Ethex platform are not readily realisable, which means that they may be difficult to sell and you may get back less than you originally invested. Investments are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and returns are not guaranteed. If you are in any doubt, you should contact an Independent Financial Adviser.