Eno energy co-operative

Eno energy co-operative is a community-based enterprise located in North Karelia, Finland which has been established in 1999. It is one of 310 heat enterprises in Finland of which the first ones were established in 1992 – before this such a model for heat production run by entrepreneurs and based on forest chips did not exist in Finland. The co-operative is owned by local forest owners. The co-operative aims at producing inexpensive district heat for the local community with locally sourced energy wood, a part of which comes from its members. The activities of the co-operative are based on economic profitability and all the done work is compensated for.

Mission/objectives: 
Creating employment; community regeneration
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Eon
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Start/end year: 
1999