A power outage affected an area from Kirkjubæjarklaustur in South Iceland and eastwards to Vopnafjörður in Northeast Iceland for about two hours this morning.
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.
Iceland’s Minister of Finance has decided the State will not sell the Landsvirkjun national energy company, as his predecessor had arranged. Instead, future dividends from shares in the national power company will be put into an emergency back-up fund, which will be set up to help Iceland get...
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 owners of electric cars should be energized by the news that there are plans for about 200 charging stations to be built in Iceland in the next three years.
The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected.
For the second time, the environmental associations Fjöregg and Landvernd have reported the decision to issue a project permit for a controversial power line to an environmental ruling committee.
There is a new development today regarding the controversial power line to the PCC silicon plant under construction at Bakki, near Húsavík, North Iceland.
The bus company Guðmundur Tyrfingsson ehf. has purchased an electrical bus from the Chinese bus manufacturer Yutong.
The ruling committee for environmental and natural resource issues decided last Friday that the work on power lines to PCC’s silicon plant at Bakki, North Iceland, must be halted for the time being for environmental reasons.
If the proposed project of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable is realized, that would require the construction of power plants in Iceland the size of two Kárahnúkar projects, or 1,400 megawattts.
Electricity use per capita is the highest in the world in Iceland and has increased in recent years due to heavy industry.
Danish-Icelandic artist’s Ólafur Elíasson’s project Little Sun has exceeded expectations in crowdfunding.
Television journalist, adventurer, environmentalist and national treasure, Ómar Ragnarsson, will set off tomorrow (Tuesday) trying to break the Icelandic record for the longest trip made on an electric bicycle on a single charge. He plans to make it all the way from Akureyri to Reykjavík.
Municipalities in Northwest Iceland have signed a declaration of intent and a cooperation agreement with Klappir Development ehf. on the construction and operation of a 120,000 ton aluminum smelter they hope to build at Hafursstaðir in Skagabyggð.
A cool climate, energy security and green electricity production are among the reasons making Iceland a good location for data centers.
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.