Green light for 24MW solar farm in Oxfordshire

The Ducklington Solar Farm is expected to generate enough electricity to power around 7,800 homes

Renewables, a class act!

Technology previously used in large-scale wind farms promises to offer decarbonisation solutions for schools

Thames Water fined £4m for 30-hour waterfall of sewage discharge

The incident is believed to have killed approximately 3,000 fish

Royal Air Force launches self-driving vehicle trial

The self-driving car, called Kar-Go is a zero-emissions delivery vehicle that will deliver supplies around an RAF base in Oxfordshire

Oxford postpones zero emission zone launch due to coronavirus

The decision was taken because the council ‘recognises businesses and residents need to focus all of their attention on managing the impacts from coronavirus’

Boris Johnson hails ‘world leading’ fusion energy research in Oxfordshire

The prime minister visited the research centre, marking the government’s plans for a new fast-track visa route for the best scientists to continue to move to the UK after Brexit

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

Thames Water makes no bones about Iron Age skeletons discovery

Human skeletons were found as the water company was preparing to lay new pipes in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire to trial £40m smart local energy grid project

It will explore the growth in local renewables, EVs, battery storage and demand side response and how a flexible system could help reduce costs for consumers

Investors sought for 19 community energy projects

An Oxford-based social enterprise is seeking investors for community energy projects worth £3.5 million. Low Carbon Hub’s new share offer will finance a 440kW hydro project in Sandford Lock Hydro which is expected to power 450 homes. It also aims to fund 18 solar projects in schools and businesses across the region. People can invest between […]