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    News:Low Carbon Hub raise £1.5 million of new investment for a better energy future

    In March 2020 the Low Carbon Hub opened their Community Energy Fund to new investment on the ethical investment platform Ethex. They had a target raise of £1.5 million to support local projects tackling climate change. They’re thrilled to announce that on the evening of Wednesday 9 June they reached this target of £1.5 million of…
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    News:LEO Newsletter Issue 4, June 2020

    The LEO newsletter summarises the most recent developments in the project from all ten partners. In this newsletter: Celebrating a milestone – the Innovate UK assessment, Investing in green energy for Oxfordshire’s future Local Energy ‘Ecosystems’ COVID-19 – three month project extension Spreading the LEO news, What is demand side response? Welcoming Charlotte Hewes to…
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    News:Green light for Oxfordshire Project delivering a smarter energy system

    Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire), led by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), has been given the green light to progress to the next stage of delivering a smarter energy system in Oxfordshire. Project LEO brings together significant local, academic and industry experience and expertise, to undertake one of the most wide-ranging and holistic smart…
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    News:March 2020 Programme Update

    Welcome to our second Project LEO programme update, which includes information on activities that took place in Q3 & Q4. These updates will be produced quarterly and will include key findings or updates from the partners as they arise. Click on the Download to read the full update.
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    News:February 2020 Newsletter

    Our third Project LEO newsletter is now available to download.  Hear more from the project partners on the work taken place so far, and the upcoming targets including the first Vehicle to Grid charging stations for Project LEO. Click the Download to read the full newsletter.
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    News:Project LEO reaches the finals

    We are excited to share the news that Project LEO has been shortlisted as a finalist, in the Network Awards 2020 under the category of ‘Partnership initiative of the year’. With such a high calibre of finalists, we are delighted to have reached this key stage. Winners will be announced on 17 March 2020.
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    News:Mitsubishi and TEPCO visit Oxfordshire for a fact-finding mission into Project LEO

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) yesterday welcomed representatives from Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) based in Japan, to discuss the opportunities presented by electric vehicles (EVs) for the transition to net zero carbon emissions. Read the press release
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    News:October 2019 Newsletter

    Our second Project LEO newsletter is now available to download. Find out what the partners have been working on including information about the first LEO renewable energy project going live. Click on the download to read the newsletter in full.
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    News:September 2019 Programme Update

    Welcome to our first Project LEO programme update. These updates will be produced quarterly and will include key findings or updates from the partners as they arise. Click the download to read the full Programme Update
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    News:LEO Newsletter, Issue 1, August 2019

    A crucial part of Project LEO is the dissemination of project outputs and learnings to our stakeholders and the general public. Sign up to stay up to date with Project LEO, receive our newsletter and invitations to future events. Click on the download to read the first ever LEO newsletter.
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