Habitat Energy CEO Andrew Luers speaks to The Oxford Trust

This week we interviewed Andrew Luers, Co-founder and CEO of Habitat Energy.

Did you know we’re getting a green energy superhub in Oxford? That’s thanks to new kid on-the-block, Habitat Energy, who have just moved into our Oxford Centre for Innovation on New Road. Funded by Innovate UK to the tune of £10.26m, the project will see 50MW of batteries – the size of shipping containers – installed on a site in Cowley and connected to the Blackberry Lane substation. As well as a battery superhub, the scheme will include 4500 electric vehicle charging points for Oxford, enabling the electrification of transport in the area and the City Council’s own fleet. Not only that, it will power heat pumps to provide a low carbon heat network for social housing to help drive electricity bills and usage down. Read more…