Landsvirkjun Power

Founded in 2007 as a subsidiary of Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, to manage its international operations. The purpose of Landsvirkjun Power is primarily to provide the expertise needed in the development and operations of power schemes.

Landsvirkjun was founded in 1965 as the National Power Company of Iceland. The company builds, runs and refurbishes hydroelectric and geothermal projects. It now owns and operates 14 hydroelectric and 3 geothermal power stations in Iceland with an installed capacity of around 2,000 MW.

 Landsvirkjun is a leader in generation of electricity from renewable resources in Iceland, and one of the largest renewable energy companies in Europe. The company expects to continue constructing new hydroelectric and geothermal plants in the coming two decades.

Landsvirkjun generated about 14 TWh in 2017, all from renewable energy sources. The company is currently (2018) constructing 100 MW Burfell extension, with a total capacity of 100 MW.

Landsvirkjun Power was certified under the ISO 9001 standard in October 2009.

Key Power Employees

Gunnar Guðni Tómasson
Chief Engineer
Einar Magnús Júlíusson
Project Manager
Rikardur Rikardsson
Managing Director
Gunnar Þór Guðmundsson
Project Manager
Einar Erlingsson
Project Manager
Björn Stefánsson
Project Manager
Kristján Fridriksson
Project Manager
Thorhallur I. Hrafnsson
Project Manager

Company Structure

The Landsvirkjun organisation is structured to allow Landsvirkjun Power to utilize the experience and resources of the entire group. Our experts have carried out research and preparatory work, evaluated financial feasibility, managed design and construction, and operated and maintained all of Landsvirkjun’s hydroelectric and geothermal installations and high-voltage transmission systems in Iceland over the last 50 years.


Landsvirkjun Power Ltd.

Haaleitisbraut 68
103 Reykjavík • Iceland

Parent company: Landsvirkjun
SSN: 450307-2380

Tel. +354 515 8900
Fax +354 515 8905


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