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2014-06-26 12:32:13

Enterprises talks about the future of energy with Icelandic power company Landsvirkjun CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Enterprises TV are pleased to announce that Landsvirkjun will be featured in an upcoming segment on topics, trends, and issues related to "Sustainable Energy Solutions to Meet Today's Environmental Challenges" as part of the show's "Greening the Globe" series. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140626/121995...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

Geothermal Insider: 25 leading geothermal industry decision makers including Alterra Power Corp, RamPower, PG&E, Landsvirkjun, Baker Hughes and Mitsubishi will be meeting in September to discuss ways of driving operating and maintenance costs down whilst optimizing plant production at the only geothermal operations and plant optimization conference this year. London, UK (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 This meeting comes at a critical time in the industry when geothermal operators are expected to...

2011-02-17 21:45:39

When a team of scientists drilling near an Icelandic volcano hit magma in 2009, they had to abandon their planned experiments on geothermal energy. But the mishap could point the way to an alternative source of geothermal power. "Because we drilled into magma, this borehole could now be a really high-quality geothermal well," said Peter Schiffmann, professor of geology at UC Davis and a member of the research team along with fellow UC Davis geology professor Robert Zierenberg and UC Davis...

2010-06-16 13:52:00

MONTREAL, June 16 /PRNewswire/ - Landsvirkjun, the Icelandic power utility, and Rio Tinto Alcan have successfully concluded negotiations on a renewed power contract for Alcan Iceland Ltd's aluminium smelter in Straumsvik, Iceland. The new contract runs to the year 2036 whereas the current contract could be extended to 2024 based on Landsvirkjun and Rio Tinto Alcan reaching an agreement by 2014. The new contract also provides for 75 MW of additional power, which is one of the conditions needed...

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