The hydrogen sulfide pollution from Hellisheiði geothermal power plant came as a surprise to Reykjavík Energy, which operates the plant.
An investment of ISK 13 billion (USD 119 million, EUR 112 million) will be needed to ensure adequate steam for Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant.
The Suðurnes Police Department is investigating the accident in Reykjanes on Friday, in which a man was killed when gases from a borehole were carried into the water supply of the building where he slept.
Yesterday, the journal Science published an article describing the revolutionary success of an experiment done in Iceland, aiming at safely and permanently storing CO2.
Aron Leví Beck sees an opportunity in run-off water from the swimming pool in Laugardalur and would like to use it to heat up a dream project—a Biodome.