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West Oxford Community Renewables

West Oxford’s pioneering force in community-owned renewable energy generation

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Community-owned renewables for over a decade, powering West Oxford into a zero carbon future


Osney Lock Hydro is the first community-owned hydro on the Thames. Learn more about our 14-year journey from concept to generation


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West Oxford Community Renewables (WOCoRe) installs and manages community-owned renewable energy schemes across our community. Together they generate clean green electricity, and provide a sustainable income stream to support further local environmental activities – delivering a double carbon cut.

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General News:We’re taking part in Oxford Open Doors this September!

Once again we are taking part in Oxford Open Doors Saturday 190th September 2-5pm. Our volunteer team will be on site to answer your questions and the power house and walkway will be open to visitors. We are just one of the very many places around the city opening their doors to the public, you…
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