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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:All set for British Summer Time

The sun dial at Osney Lock hydro is all set for British Summer Time.
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