“The net zero hub has provided fantastic support

in our ambition to develop renewable energy

projects and reduce carbon emissions.”

Jennifer Roberts, Senior Low Carbon Investment Officer, Cornwall Council

“The team’s expertise has proved

invaluable in guiding our decision-making

to address the Climate Emergency.”

Neil Short, Sustainability Manager, BCP Council

“The micro-grid will help both the

residents of the new development and the

wider community.”

Nick Williams, Harberton & Harbertonford Community Land Trust

“A radical approach is needed to achieve a shift

to 100% renewable energy…this funding award

will help us take a big step forward.”

Colin Palmer, Wight Community Energy


We help public sector and not-for-profit organisations get green energy projects up and running through Local Capacity Support, Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) and Low Carbon Retrofit.

Our aim is to increase the number, scale and quality of low carbon energy projects across the South West, reducing the region’s carbon footprint.

South West region


Our expert team works with community groups and local authorities across the wider South West, from Swindon to the Isles of Scilly.

We can support feasibility studies for photovoltaic and other renewable energy generation projects


We can help with your options appraisal, feasibility studies, business cases, planning applications, and attracting funding. Find out more about how your project could benefit.

Email us and we will get in touch with you


To access free technical advice and support simply complete our project information form and your local project manager will get straight back to you. Please note we are unable to provide capital funding for the installation of equipment.

The South West Net Zero Hub is hosted by the West of England Combined Authority and funded by the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy.

For further information on our purpose, programmes and priorities, please refer to our: Local Net Zero Project Support document.