Don Camillo and Peppone in Hartberg

Unique energy saving competition between mayor and priest

In the Climate Alliance municipality of Hartberg in Austria you should dress warm from now on - not only because the weather has become wintry. But also because the two heads of municipality and parish are facing a special competition. For one year (January to December 2019) the mayor and priest of Hartberg want to compete - but it is neither about speed nor strength, but about the good cause. Nevertheless it could be that between the two in this year sometimes the sparks fly, i.e. if they compare their energy cost bills: Mayor Marcus Martschitsch and Priest Josef Reisenhofer are now facing up to an energy-saving competition that has never before been held in this form in Austria.

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Photo: municipality of Hartberg