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2018 Low Carbon Hub Community Energy Fund

£250 minimum
Climate change is a global crisis that needs local solutions. We are really excited to launch our new share offer, the Community Energy Fund.”
Barbara Hammond MBE, CEO, Low Carbon Hub

Key facts

Offer Status CLOSED
Product Withdrawable shares
Term Variable, with a four year minimum term
Offer opened 6th June 2018
Offer closed 7th January 2019


Offer price, per share £1
Minimum investment amount £250
Min. raise for offer to proceed No minimum
Location of projects Oxfordshire

Financial performance

Low Carbon Hub is forecasting a 5% target interest rate per annum from the fourth year of your investment. The target rate for the first four years is 4%.

Social performance

The entire Low Carbon Hub renewable energy portfolio is forecast to provide £2.4m of community benefit income over the current project lifetimes.

Offer document

Application form

Meet the Business

Low Carbon Hub held a webinar to share more about their investment offer. Watch the recording here.


Community Shares Standard Mark Awarded 

The Low Carbon Hub 2018 share offer document has been awarded the Community Shares Standard Mark. This Mark is awarded by the Community Shares Unit to offers that meet national standards of good practice. These standards ensure that:

  • The offer document and application form are easy to understand.
  • You are provided with all the facts you need to make an informed decision.
  • The facts are supported by the annual accounts and/or business plan for the society.
  • Nothing in the documents is purposely incorrect, confusing or misleading.

Societies are asked to sign a Code of Practice requiring them, among other things, to give the public a right of complaint to the Community Shares Unit.

Share offer

Learn more about key aspects of this share offer

Business profile

Aims, social and financial performance, and how it's run

The information on this website is only a summary of the offer document.

Before applying for shares the whole text of the accompanying share offer document should be read.


If you are in any doubt about the information on this website, the content of the accompanying prospectus or the action you should take, you should immediately consult a person authorised for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, who specialises in advising on investment in shares and other securities.

Prospective investors should be aware that the value of the shares, which will not be quoted, cannot go up, but can go down. In addition, there is no certainty that investors will get back the full amount they invest.

Offer Closed

As of the 7th January 2019 this offer is closed.

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