A revolutionary new project at Hellisheiði Power Station in South Iceland could mark a turning point in the fight against climate change.
A new report estimates that ISK 372 billion (USD 3.5 billion/EUR 3 billion) is needed to repair infrastructure in Iceland.
The company Orka náttúrunnar neglected to report contamination of the Andakílsá river to The Environment Agency of Iceland when it occurred.
A preliminary study by the Icelandic Marine Research Institute has shown significant young fish mortality in Andakílsá river in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland.
If geothermal power stations on the seabed become a reality in Iceland, the plan is to sell the power straight to Europe through an undersea cable.
The National Energy Authority has granted North Tech Energy a license to locate and research geothermal energy on the seabed around Iceland. The company’s CEO says it could become one of the biggest energy projects ever embarked upon in Iceland.
The hydrogen sulfide pollution from Hellisheiði geothermal power plant came as a surprise to Reykjavík Energy, which operates the plant.
A video with a new song by comedian and environmentalist Ómar Ragnarsson, starring him and singer Egill Ólafsson (from the band Stuðmenn), filmed mostly in Iceland, has just been released on YouTube.
More than 2,100 people have signed a petition, posted online by the Icelandic Environment Association (Landvernd).
A German economist claims there is great uncertainty regarding the profitability of connecting Iceland’s energy grid to that of the UK by laying a submarine cable between the two countries.
Musician Björk and writer Andri Snær Magnason today held a press conference at Gamla bíó cinema to protest a recent decision by the Icelandic and UK governments to establish a task force to look into the feasibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with that of Britain via a ...
Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said in an interview with Iceland Review Online at the Northern Future Forum yesterday that he welcomes the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable but expressed the importance of...
At a meeting in Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliament building, yesterday, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to form a task force to look into the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable...
The connection of Minister of Education Illugi Gunnarsson with Orka Energy has been a bone of contention lately.
Professor of geology Stefán Arnarson believes the geothermal areas around Hengill and Reykjanes are being overused.
An agreement has been signed between Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and Corbetti Geothermal Plc, whose investors include Reykjavik Geothermal, Berkeley Energy, and Iceland Drilling.
Minister of Industry Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir said no formal application for an aluminum smelter near Skagaströnd in Northwest Iceland has been submitted but that the project has been presented to her. It’s in the initial stages, she said, and the energy has yet to be found.
Icelandic company Klappir Development and China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction (NFC) signed a declaration of intent on the building of an aluminum smelter in a planned industrial area at Hafursstaðir in Skagabyggð, Northwest Iceland, in Reykjavík on Tuesday.
Domestic energy prices in Iceland vary drastically based on where you live, with 138 percent difference between the cheapest and the most expensive.
Iceland needs to orient its framework agenda on energy production in a way that not only considers the impacts of damming more of the highlands, but also the impacts of running out of electricity. So says head of marketing and business development at power company Landsvirkjun.
The methanol production plant Carbon Recycling at Svartsengi, Southwest Iceland, tripled its production last week to 4,000 tons per year.
The construction of a power plant in geothermal area Þeistareykir in Northeast Iceland will begin in the coming days; Landsvirkjun, the national power company, and contractor LNS Saga signed an agreement on the plant’s construction on Monday.
Around 100 Icelanders from 11 Icelandic companies will travel to Melbourne, Australia, for the World Geothermal Congress, April 19-24, according to Berglind Steindórsdóttir, exhibition manager at Promote Iceland. Icelandic Minister Industry and Commerce Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir will also be...
Germany-based company EAB New Energy Europe has expressed interest in cooperating with Norðurþing municipality in Northeast Iceland on establishing a wind farm in the vicinity of Húsavík, as discussed in a meeting last week.