conflict on district heat network constuction in Gjovik, Norway

Employees of Eidsiva Energi AS have been attacked during works on the new district heating network in Gjovik, Inland region of Norway. building of the district heating network has been met with resistance.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources logging residues
Issues 1 ecological, 1 social, 2 cultural, 3 economical
Keywords District heating network, local resistance, Norway
References Personal communication with director of Inland Energy Agency in Gjovik.
Start date 01.01.2012
End date 01.01.2013
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity violent action
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Local resistance to enlarged district heating network and new biomass plant in Gjovik. Eidsiva Energi AS as developer of the project aims to provide local, biomass based heat to more parts of the city (business and adminstration buildings largely).
Barriers for dialogue
Forums for dialogue
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation