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The idea of the TIPER park is linked with the acknowledgement that it is necessary to change our way of producing and consuming energy to cope with the numerous ecological, economic and social issues.

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That is why, the Communauté de Communes du Thouarsais, that brings together 12 local communities, in partnership with the Poitou-Charentes region and the Conseil Général des Deux-Sèvres, supports since 2005 the TIPER project.

icone Le ContexteTHe CONTEXTEnergy is a major issue of the XXI century: the cost of energy is increasing and so is our consumption, but fossil fuels are available in a limited amount. 

icone Le ProjetTIPER projectLaunched in 2005, TIPER project's objective is to develop renewable energies at the local level,  preferring long-lasting integration of this activities in the local economy.

icone HistoriqueEtamat MILITARY SITECreated in 1916, the ETAMAT, a military site, was part during a long time of the local landscape and its activity influenced the life of the community up to its closure in June, 2000. The military fallow lands will be of used for the realisation of the TIPER project.  

icone DépollutioncLEANup worksIn 2010, the works of cleanup of the ETAMAT started. They will allow to remove the pyrotechnic material and the ammunitions buried on army grounds and allow to use the 70 hectares of the site for new activities.