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Low Carbon Hub

THE LOW CARBON HUB SOLAR PV SHARE OFFER HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 3RD OCTOBER 2016!

Low Carbon Hub's current share offer aims to raise £3.5 million to fund their second wave of renewables projects in Oxfordshire - the prelude to their ambition for the whole of Oxfordshire to be powered by an interconnected series of smart micro grids centred around multiple small scale, community-controlled renewable energy schemes.

low carbon hub invest mainInvest in our portfolio of 14 solar PV projects in Oxfordshire and earn a bank-beating return.

Investors can expect a financial return over 20 years of more than 5%, based on retail price index (RPI) + 3%. Invest a minimum of £250 and a maximum of £100,000.

Your investment will also help generate a community benefit fund of over £3 million, helping to shape the energy future of Oxfordshire.

What projects are you investing in?
Investors in our Solar 2016 projects will be supporting a portfolio of 14 new solar PV installations on school and business rooftops all across Oxfordshire. The projects range from small-scale school projects to two of the largest community-owned factory rooftop installations in the UK, on the rooftops of Prodrive and CTG.

How to invest
Please read our Share Offer Document and then:

- invest online through Ethex, or

- download, print and complete a paper application form.

www.lowcarbonhub.org/invest