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Low Carbon Hub

The Low Carbon Hub is a social enterprise that’s out to prove we can meet our energy needs in a way that is good for people and good for the planet.

It develops clean, green community owned renewable energy and reinvest 100% of its surplus into community benefit to further lower carbon emissions.

Low Carbon Hub is creating a better energy template, not just for Oxfordshire, but for the whole of the UK.

Low Carbon Hub - What They Do

What they do

The Low Carbon Hub is a social enterprise that’s out to prove we can meet our energy needs in a way that is good for people and good for the planet. Low Carbon Hub develops clean, green community owned renewable energy and reinvests 100% of its surplus into community benefit to further lower carbon emissions. Its latest offer aims to raise finance for its community energy fund. Read more

Financial performance

The Low Carbon Hub is aiming to raise £1 million of investment in the Community Energy Fund in this round.


First interest payment

August 2019

Forecast return


5% after four years' investment

4% per annum for the first four years

Social performance

The Low Carbon Hub develops community-owned renewable energy in Oxfordshire and re-invests 100% of its surplus into community benefit. The Hub measures its impact against four key sets of indicators: planet, people, prosperity and perception.


  • Key social performance indicator

    1,562 tonnes

    CO2 saved each year by current Low Carbon Hub installations

Governance and people

Who benefits

The Low Carbon Hub brings benefits to the local community and the environment through the development of community renewable energy and energy efficiency schemes.


  • Low Carbon Hub intends to pay £2.4m into the community fund over the lifetime of all of their current projects.

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