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Funded projects

Growing the low carbon economy

OxFutures has awarded both energy efficiency and innovation grants to small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) across Oxfordshire. Below you’ll find case studies of our grant recipients and projects.

  • ARK-T

    Oxford Community Arts charity receives funding for energy efficiency improvements. The Site The Ark-T Centre site consists of a main hall, café with a small commercial kitchen, arts studio, music studio and offices. They have two sites based near Templars
  • Magdalen Road Studios

    Magdalen Road Studios received an OxFutures grant to install LED lighting, insulation, and infrared heaters to make the space a more welcoming environment for artists and visitors. The project Following a free energy audit, Magdalen Road Studios – an arts
  • Electrogenic

    Electrogenic retrofit classic cars with electric engines. From The Ground Up Oxfutures was able to provide funding to support the commercialisation of Electrogenic when it was a new start-up looking to prototype the development of retrofitting a classic car
  • Ewelme Watercress Beds

    This nature reserve was awarded an OxFutures grant to install solar panels on their south-west facing roof. The Site The hub of the British watercress industry in the 20th Century, Ewelme is a picturesque and historical 6.5 acre site which has been owned by
  • Seacourt Printing

    Seacourt is the UK’s most sustainable printing company based in Oxford. They got in touch with OxFutures for a grant to develop a roadmap to sustainability for all businesses to follow. The Organisation Seacourt have been printing in Oxford since 1946 and
  • Duffin Associates

    Duffin Associates are developing a new solar pv tracker to maximise efficient and generation of solar panels The Project Since 2005 Duffin Associates Limited (DAL) has brought together small teams of specialists with low carbon experience to deliver specific
  • Hook Norton Community Housing

    A GreenLab pilot demonstrator of how a smart, local energy system can be integrated into a rural community housing project. The Project With our population growing, we need to ensure we have enough homes for all. However, many new housing developments build
  • EV Carshop

    EV Carshop are a one stop shop for electrification of business car fleets. The Project EV Carshop are electrification specialists who provide Electric Cars, Vans, Charging and ‘Know How’ to businesses motivated to electrify their fleets. Their turnkey
  • Ecosync

    EcoSync are aiming, through innovative technology, to reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprint of buildings by 40%. Their solution: stop heating empty rooms. They have successfully applied to OxFutures GreenFund for funding to continue developing

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