SCIC ENR Bois & Energie en Pays de Rance / Tréméreuc

SCIC ENRWhat is SCIC ENR Pays de Rance ?

An example of cooperative society of collective interest

Actors within the Pays de Dinan — a community of 80 cities and villages — gathered in a local think tank, le Conseil de Développement — and reflected on the question of how to produce energy based on the local renewable energies — wind, sun, biomass; possibly tidal movement later. The stress was made on wood, a little exploited because little known local resource. Then a structure including various actors from the territory — communities, businesses as well as individuals — was imagined and created in 2008 under the legal scic-sarl structure, the only one allowing private and public actors to work and share together. The object of the scic was initially to master the life cycle of a tree, from plantation to valorisation. Today, the scic counts 15 employees and 100+ share-holders (or associates).

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SCIC ENR BOIS & ÉNERGIE - PAYS DE RANCE : Coopérative d’intérêt collectif innovante au service du développement durable de son territoire