Swedish investment into the production of biogas from municipal wastes in Kaliningrad

Swedish energy company interest to invest into landfill gas capturing in Kaliningrad. During the joint feasibility study within TASIC project , the business seems to be feasible with potencial of 17 tonnes of gases annually.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources household waste
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords landfill, biogas, Swedish investor, Kaliningrad
References http://www.new-garbage.com/?id=7016&page=42&part=4
Start date 2003
End date 2006
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests The administration of the city and environmental centre in Kalininrad did not offer a solid grounds for development of business in the city. Lack of assurance pushed back the investors. Intestor is interested in stable and solid business in the area, municipality probably in bringing new investors to the area and development of clean technologies.
Barriers for dialogue Uncertanties in terms of land use and other conditions of buniness development for investor.
Forums for dialogue open dialog among stakeholders and more research in the area of interest
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation The independent feasibility study carried out by credible party may play a key role in rethinking the investemnt opportunity and assuring the local people regarding the environmental solidness of the project