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A small brochure displaying all the main Icelandic energy statistics, from primary energy use to electricity production. Copies are available at Orkustofnun and web version on this site.




Iceland Offshore Exploration

Published in March 2014


Meet Iceland - a Pioneer in the Use of Renewable Resources

A 12 page brochure on renewable energy solutions in Iceland. Touches upon everything from geothoermal and hydro, to alternative fuels.

geothermal development

Geothermal Development and Research in Iceland

Orkustofnun and the ministry of industry published Geothermal Development and Research in Iceland in May 2006. Due its great success and many requests, the NEA has now published the second edition. It contains a informational summary of geothermal development, regulatory structure, end present issues with regard to geothermal energy. 

oliubaeklingur---mynd-af-kapuIceland Offshore Exploration

Orkustofnun published the third edition of Iceland Offshore Exploration in February 2013.


The United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme

Orkustofnun and The United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme published this brochure in July 2012.