News and Jobs
This page is for sharing news about the greentech sector, whether in Oxfordshire or further afield, as well as relevant job opportunities arising, and to welcome new members. Our membership is full of active and vibrant organisations, often producing their own research or insights into their areas of expertise, as well as advertising for new people to join their teams, which we are pleased to showcase here.
Lower cost of ownership strengthens business case for commercial EVs
The financial case for electric vehicles (EVs) was the focus of an Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire Greentech business breakfast this week. To a packed room at the Said Business School, speakers addressed topics that would-be adopters of commercial EVs want to understand. Leasing options, tax breaks, insurance, the second-hand market and cost of ownership were all high on the agenda.
Oxfordshire firms shortlisted for Cleantech Venture Day
Three Oxfordshire firms have been shortlisted for Cleantech Venture Day in London, an established investment pitching event that brings low carbon, sustainable tech firms together with investors.
Energy storage: How one Oxfordshire firm is pioneering new battery technology
The storage of electricity from low or zero carbon generation sources is of vital importance to addressing the climate crisis…
Vehicle-to-grid: Oxfordshire study could mean power from electric vehicles is used to balance supply
Parked commercial electric vehicles (EV’s) could be used to help balance electricity supply on the UK’s energy network. Oxfordshire County Council is taking part in a national scheme to test the feasibility of vehicle-to-grid power management.