Protest about non-connection of local youth center to district heat, Porsgrunn, NO

Local and political complains to city official about the decision to not connect the renovated youth center to district heating system despite city by-laws requiring such connection.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 ecological, 1 economical, 2 social
Keywords district heat connection, complaint, Norway
References http://www.pd.no/lokale-nyheter/kald-skulder-til-fjernvarme/s/1-89-5909167 http://www.pd.no/lokale-nyheter/ungdommene-vil-ha-fjernvarme/s/1-89-5917901
Start date 2011
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Norwegian Red Party and local youth committee want the connection of the newly renovated youth center to the district heating network. While city by-laws require buildings above 500 m2 to be connected regime is open to exceptions in the name of liberalization. That's why for now the center was not connected.
Barriers for dialogue
Forums for dialogue Political meetings, media
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation Connect to district heating system.
Comments End of conflict (e.g. connection) not evaluated

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