Preseco Oy suing Manitoba Hydro

The Finnish company Preseco Oy is suing Manitoba Hydro for modifying its biomass equipment on a Hutterite colony. The modifications allegedly resulted in an explosion and destroyed the pilot project.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources agricultural residues, logging residues
Issues 3 social, 4 economical
Keywords Biomass conflict, lawsuit
Start date 19.09.2013
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity peaceful action
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests conflict between equipment supplier and company for shifting it to another which causes the conflict
Barriers for dialogue the costs of suiting is 1 mln $
Forums for dialogue bilateral agreement between parties
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation