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Visit the Geothermal Exhibition in Iceland if you are interested in how On Power in Iceland produces green, sustainable energy . The company, which is a world leader in its field, produces electricity and geothermal water for heating mainly by harnessing geothermal energy to more than half of the population of Iceland. Renewable power sources account for more than 70% of the total primary energy consumption in Iceland, far higher than anywhere else in the world. The Hellisheidi Power Plant is the largest geothermal single site unit in the world.
Visit: Geothermal exhibition, Hveragerdi, South RegionBasic Tour - Entrance ticket to the Geothermal Exhibition and guided tour. Largest Single Site Geothermal Power Plant in the World The construction of Hellisheiði Power Plant started in 2005 and the first phase of the plant went online in 2006. When designing the plant, flexibility was very important. The goal was to have all plant components in one central building with each production unit located around the main structure. The Exhibition is presented via interactive multimedia installations, wall displays and presentations. It allows visitors to examine Iceland‘s geothermal energy utilization in a clear and illuminating fashion. A comprehensive look into geothermal utilization, the exhibition includes: • Earthquake simulator • Visual explanation of the process of geothermal energy production • History of the Geothermal energy in Iceland • The turbines at work • Icelandic mineral collection • Big Mac Index, Housewarming • The pipeline that provides Reykjavik with hot water
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- Entry/Admission - Geothermal exhibition
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