Low Carbon invited to become a Nominator for The Earthshot Prize as the search for the first winners begins


Today, the search for the first winners of The Earthshot Prize begins. Launched just a few weeks ago, The Earthshot Prize is the most prestigious global environment prize in history, aiming to find new solutions to the world’s biggest environmental problems. Low Carbon is proud to have been invited to become a Nominator for the Prize – one of over 100 organisations from across the world invited to submit nominations, selected for our ability to identify the most impactful solutions across all sectors, from grassroots to businesses.

Together, the five Earthshots, – ‘Protect and restore nature’, ‘Clean our air’, ‘Revive our oceans’, ‘Build a waste-free world’ and ‘Fix our climate’, aim to generate new ways of thinking, as well as new technologies, systems, policies and solutions.


Low Carbon have been named an official Nominator for The Earthshot Prize, launched today by Prince William


Today marks the launch of The Earthshot Prize – the most prestigious global environment prize in history, incentivising worldwide change with a decade of action to repair our planet.

As an organisation which shares values and ambitions with this ground-breaking initiative, we are extremely excited to announce that we are an official Nominator for the initiative. The Prize will support the global effort to protect and restore the environment while also turning the current pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism, highlighting the ability of human ingenuity to bring about change.


Low Carbon announces partnership to develop a new waste-to-energy facility in the West Midlands – powering 70,000 homes


31 March 2020 – Low Carbon has today announced a new partnership with Verus Energy Limited and Wheelabrator Technologies to develop, construct and operate the Kelvin Energy Recovery Facility in West Bromwich.

The waste-to-energy facility will divert 395,000 tonnes of household and business waste from landfill or export and instead use it to generate up to 49.9MW (gross) of renewable baseload energy – equivalent to the needs of around 70,000 U.K. homes.


Low Carbon affirms climate action commitment with B-Corp status


15 January 2020: Low Carbon has announced today its certification as a registered B Corporation joining a select group of renewable energy and asset managers with B-Corp status.

B Corporations (or B Corps) are a growing group of companies who are reinventing business, by legally committing to consider social and environmental impact as well as financial return.