Angela Merkel visits the Geothermal exhibition

20. aug 2019


Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, chairman of OR´s Board of Directors, and Bjarni Bjarnason, CEO of OR, met with Chancellor Merkel and her delegation at Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant.

Brynhildur, Bjarni and Hildigunnur H. Thorsteinsson, chairman of ON Power´s Board of Directors, discussed the utilisation of geothermal energy and Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir gave a presentation on the Carbfix R&D project. The Chancellor expressed interest in the project and asked whether the Carbfix technology could be applied in other parts of the world, which it can indeed.

Kristín Vala Matthíasdóttir, Director of Resources at HS Orka gave a presentation on the Resource Park at Reykjanes, which is a clear example of the various possibilities of geothermal utilisation.

Benedikt Stefánsson, Business Development Director at Carbon Recycling International, illustrated the company´s operations at Reykjanes where fuel is extracted from the exhaust of a geothermal power plant.