Ecovillage, Kempele, Finland
The Finnish Association of Civil Engineers (RIL) selected the ecovillage as the most significant Finnish construction project of the year 2010. The village is Finland’s first housing estate that is self-sufficient in terms of energy and off the national grid.
The ecovillage has been a product development platform for Volter technology. The community’s CHP-plant produces electricity and heat for ten houses. The office and product development premises of the company are also situated in the ecovillage. Completed in spring 2009.
Location : Kempele, Finland