- LEO named in letter to COP26 President
Project LEO was recently named an example of the innovation needed to help deliver net zero in a “letter from Oxford” to Alok Sharma, President of COP26.
The letter calls for more support to speed up decarbonisation at a local level. With regard to LEO, they particularly call for:
Coordinated market mechanisms for local flexibility and network reinforcement to allow significant electrification of heat and transport, learning from innovative projects such as Local Energy Oxfordshire.
We’re really pleased to see flexibility and a local approach be highlighted.
The letter has been sent by the Zero Carbon Oxford Partnership, a group of key organisations who are pooling their expertise and resources to help transition to net zero in the city. The membership includes lots of LEO partners: University of Oxford, Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Low Carbon Hub, SSEN, and Oxford Brookes University.
The ambition of the Zero Carbon Oxford Partnership is to work with Government to accelerate the adoption of clean and sustainable energy in Oxford and across the UK.