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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.

They create and manage renewable energy projects in collaboration with businesses, schools, and communities across Oxfordshire – reinvesting 100% of the surplus into community benefit which further lowers carbon emissions. They also work on powering down and reducing energy demand, improving the energy efficiency of our buildings and encouraging behaviour change.

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. They create and manage renewable energy projects, as well as working on powering down and reducing energy demand, improving the energy efficiency of our buildings and encouraging behaviour change. Read more

Financial performance

The Low Carbon Hub is aiming to raise £1.5 million of investment in the Community Energy Fund in this round.


First interest payment

12 months

from share allocation

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. It measures its impact against four key sets of indicators: planet, people, prosperity and perception.


  • Key social performance indicator

    1,259 tonnes

    CO2 saved each year by current Low Carbon Hub installations

Governance and people

Who benefits

The Low Carbon Hub brings multiple benefits to the local community and the environment through the development of community renewable energy, energy efficiency schemes for homes and businesses and catalysing innovative solutions to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon energy system.


  • Low Carbon Hub intends to pay £2.5m into the community fund over the lifetime of all of their current projects.

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