List of power stations in Iceland

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The following page lists all power stations in Iceland.[1]

Hydroelectric[edit]

Station Community Coordinates [2] Capacity 2011 (MW) Output 2007 (MWh)[3] Commissioned Status Past Energy Output Refs
Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant Hálslón Reservoir 64°56′48″N 15°47′25″W / 64.94667°N 15.79028°W / 64.94667; -15.79028 (Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant) 690 699,411 2007 Operational
Búrfellsstöð 64°06′19″N 19°50′00″W / 64.10528°N 19.83333°W / 64.10528; -19.83333 (Búrfellsstöð Hydropower Plant) 270 1,700,481 1969 Operational
Búðarháls South 64°14′07″N 19°22′08″W / 64.23528°N 19.36889°W / 64.23528; -19.36889 (Búðarháls Hydropower Plant) 95 2013 Operational [4] [5]
Hrauneyjafosstöð 64°12′03″N 19°14′26″W / 64.20083°N 19.24056°W / 64.20083; -19.24056 (Hrauneyjafosstöð Hydropower Plant) 210 1,277,186 1981 Operational
Blöndustöð 65°24′58″N 19°49′11″W / 65.41611°N 19.81972°W / 65.41611; -19.81972 (Blöndustöð Power Station) 150 912,275 1991 Operational
Sigöldustöð 64°10′23″N 19°07′37″W / 64.17306°N 19.12694°W / 64.17306; -19.12694 (Sigöldustöð Power Station) 150 912,275 1977 Operational
Sultartangastöð 64°10′02″N 19°37′15″W / 64.16722°N 19.62083°W / 64.16722; -19.62083 (Sultartangastöð Power Station) 120 729,820 2000 Operational
Vatnsfell Power Station South 64°11′46″N 19°01′57″W / 64.19611°N 19.03250°W / 64.19611; -19.03250 (Vatnsfell Power Station) 90 547,365 2001 Operational [5]
Írafossstöð (Sogsstöðvar) 64°05′15″N 21°00′27″W / 64.08750°N 21.00750°W / 64.08750; -21.00750 (Írafossstöð Power Station) 47.7 290,104 1953 Operational 1953: 31MW, 1963: 47.7MW
Lagarfosstöð 65°30′25″N 14°21′56″W / 65.50694°N 14.36556°W / 65.50694; -14.36556 (Lagarfosstöð Power Station) 27.5 45,614 1975 Operational 1975: 7.5MW, 2007: 27.5MW
Steingrímsstöð (Sogsstöðvar) 64°07′46″N 21°01′31″W / 64.12944°N 21.02528°W / 64.12944; -21.02528 (Steingrímsstöð Power Station) 27.0 158,128 1959 Operational
Ljósafossstöð (Sogsstöðvar) 64°05′40″N 21°00′39″W / 64.09444°N 21.01083°W / 64.09444; -21.01083 (Ljósafossstöð Power Station) 14.6 90,619 1937 Operational 1937: 8.8MW, 1944: 14.3MW
Laxárstöðvar 65°49′06″N 17°18′52″W / 65.81833°N 17.31444°W / 65.81833; -17.31444 (Laxárstöðvar Power Stations) 27.5 85,146 1939 Operational 1939: 2.5MW, 1944: 5MW, 1953: 14MW, 1973: 23MW, 1993: 27.5MW
Mjólkárvirkjun 65°46′30″N 23°10′02″W / 65.77500°N 23.16722°W / 65.77500; -23.16722 (Mjólká Power Stations) 10.55 54,007 1958 Operational 1958: 2.4MW, 1975: 8.1MW, 2010: 9.25MW
Andakílsárvirkjun 64°32′19″N 21°41′42″W / 64.53861°N 21.69500°W / 64.53861; -21.69500 (Andakílsá Power Stations) 8.46 48,168 1947 Operational 1947: 3.68MW, 1974: 8.46MW

Geothermal[edit]

Station Community Coordinates [2] Capacity 2011 (MW) Output 2007 (MWh)[3] Commissioned Status Past Energy Output Refs
Hellisheiði Power Station Hveragerði 64°02′14″N 21°24′03″W / 64.03722°N 21.40083°W / 64.03722; -21.40083 (Hellisheiði Power Station) 303 (400 thermal) 700,800 2006 Operational 2006: 90MW, 2007: 123MW, 2008: 213MW [6]
Reykjanes Power Station Grindavík 63°49′35″N 22°40′55″W / 63.82639°N 22.68194°W / 63.82639; -22.68194 (Reykjanes Power Station) 150 902,280 2006 Operational 2006: 100MW, 2010: 150MW
Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station Þingvellir 64°06′29″N 21°15′23″W / 64.10806°N 21.25639°W / 64.10806; -21.25639 (Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station) 120 (300 thermal) 1,051,200 1990 Operational [7]
Svartsengi Power Station Grindavík 63°52′44″N 22°25′58″W / 63.87889°N 22.43278°W / 63.87889; -22.43278 (Svartsengi Power Station) 76.5 (150 thermal) 406,464 1976 Operational
Krafla Power Station Reykjahlíð 65°42′14″N 16°46′23″W / 65.70389°N 16.77306°W / 65.70389; -16.77306 (Krafla Power Station) 60 525,600 1977 Operational
Bjarnarflag Power Station Reykjahlíð 65°38′27″N 16°51′23″W / 65.64083°N 16.85639°W / 65.64083; -16.85639 (Bjarnarflag Power Station) 3 26,280 1969 Operational [6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Icelandic Energy Portal [1]
  2. ^ a b http://industryabout.com/europe/iceland
  3. ^ a b http://enipedia.tudelft.nl/wiki/Iceland#Top_20_Power_Plants_in_Iceland.
  4. ^ "Voith completes work on 95MW hydro power plant in Iceland". Power Technology. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Hydroelectric Plants in Iceland". Gallery. Power Plants Around The World. 18 August 2013. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Geothermal Power Plants in Iceland". Gallery. Power Plants Around The World. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  7. ^ http://www.or.is/media/PDF/Nesjavellir_Enska.pdf