OxLEP & SmartKlub collaborating on future energy strategy

Figure: OxLEP Team Discovering Strategic Priorities

SmartKlub was pleased to contribute to the OxLEP strategy planning workshop on 27th February. This workshop brought together local authorities, energy companies, community groups and key influencers to challenge the best way to prepare Clean Growth Plans for Oxfordshire. This is one of the countries fastest growth plans areas for business, housing & job creation backed by central government.

It was unanimously accepted that communities and change of social behaviour will have the greatest impact in fostering a low carbon economy. Fast enabling solutions like “Community Action Platform for Energy” (CAPE) portal that allows communities to easily start new clean energy & energy efficiency pr ojects. CAPE is a locally developed product with £1m investment funding with Innovate UK/SmartKlub and partners.

Figure: CAPE uses open data and mapping to automatically size energy projects

David Morgan Co CEO of SmartKlub said “ Now is the time for communities in partnership with government to take control of our energy futures, we now have everything in place to take action”. We look forward to collaborating with OxLEP and our local communities in the discovery and launching of cleaner better ways to generate and save energy. Contact David at SmartKlub below to find out more and collaborate or drop us an email = davidm@smartklub.org

Link to CAPE landing page here
Link to SmartKlub website here
Link to David Morgan linkedin page here

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