Hollola Energy Co-operative

Hollola energy co-operative buys wood chips from its members and converts the chips to heat in heat plants owned by the municipality and sells the heat to the municipality. The co-operative has tens of members and its members get income from energy wood. The co-operative takes care of a couple of heat plants at schools and one heat plant in an old people’s home.

Mission/objectives: 
Creating employment; community regeneration; reducing climate impacts
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Municipality of Hollola
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Start/end year: 
1997