Landsvirkjun to seize opportunities in green electricity production in Iceland

Landsvirkjun, the Icelandic renewable energy company, recently held its AGM at which it announced that the company is ready to seize opportunities in green electricity production in Iceland. Landsvirkjun also showcased other opportunities ahead and presented the company’s financial report for 2010. Iceland’s Minister for Industry, Katrin Juliusdottir, opened the AGM; ... Read More...

Landsvirkjun signs purchase agreement to power new Icelandic Silicon Corporation plant

Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s largest electricity producer, has announced it is signing a new Power Purchase Agreement for the new Icelandic Silicon Corporation silicon metal factory. According to the agreement, Landsvirkjun will provide energy for the new 40,000-ton silicon metal production facility in Helguvik, Southwest Iceland. Overall the plant will require 65 MW ... Read More...

Iceland to be next ideal data center management location

The Asbru Enterprise Park in Iceland is set to become the next ideal location for data center management and services, due to the country’s renewable green energy sources. Verne Holdings, the partnering group of wholesale data developer Verne Global has recently signed a contract with the Wellcome Trust to aid the ... Read More...

Iceland proves ideal location for Verne Global data-centre

Verne Global, a wholesale data-centre hosting company, has searched the world for a location offering cheap power, easy cooling and reliable communications - Iceland’s unlimited renewable energy, cool temperatures and soon-to-be four transoceanic cables proves to be the ideal environment. Verne Global has decided to set up their headquarters at the ... Read More...

Iceland looks to biogas, electric cars for sustainable transport

Japanese automakers Mitsubishi and Toyota along with the Chinese BYD Auto will be presenting their green car solutions in Iceland at the third annual Driving Sustainability international gathering of decision makers in Reykjavik September 14th and 15th. The price of imported petrol and diesel to power Iceland’s 200,000 cars has nearly ... Read More...

Green energy research developing geothermal energy

Asbru has found a new partner in investment in regards to geothermal research which can help improve and develop green energy research. The Canadian geothermal company, Magma Energy Corporation has announced that they will invest in the Asbru partner companies of HS Orka and Geysir Green Energy based in Iceland. Asbru ... Read More...

Icelandic researchers look into wind pumping

Keilir Atlantic Center of Excellence in Iceland has signed a research and development contract for wind pumps which could help increase the efficiency of hydroelectric power stations. Keilir Atlantic Center of Excellence, located in the new Asbru business and education community at a former NATO base in southwest Iceland, has signed ... Read More...

Dubai Investment Properties Deploys ‘Green’ Technology for Sunset Mixed-Use Development

Sunset, designed by Arkiteknik, uses natural light and applies ‘green’ technology to conserve energy, save costs on utility bills and decrease the carbon footprint on the environment. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2009: Dubai Investment Properties (DIP), one of the leading real estate developers in UAE, announced that it has ... Read More...