Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant is a 303MW geothermal power project. It is located in Iceland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2006.
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The project is developed and owned by Orkuveita Reykjavikur. The company has a stake of 100%.
The geothermal site has in total 64 number of wells. Out of this 47 are production wells and remaining 17 are injection wells.
The project generates 2,300GWh of electricity. The project cost is $800m.
The project got commissioned in October 2006.
Balcke-Durr, Mannvit Engineering and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries were selected to render EPC services for the geothermal power project.
Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant (Hellisheidi 1 Unit 1) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries SC1F-30″ AX turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 45MWe nameplate capacity.
Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant (Hellisheidi 1 Unit 2) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions Low Pressure Turbine turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 33MWe nameplate capacity.
Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant (Hellisheidi 1 Unit 3) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries High Pressure Turbine turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 45MWe nameplate capacity.
Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant (Hellisheidi 1 Unit 4) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries High Pressure Turbine turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 45MWe nameplate capacity.
About Orkuveita Reykjavikur
Orkuveita Reykjavikur (Orkuveita) is a public utility company that provides electricity and geothermal water for heating and cold water for consumption and firefighting. It also provides sewage services and high speed internet connection through fiber optics. Orkuveita sells electricity to wholesale and retail customers and construction and operation of street lighting. The company collects and distributes cold water from reservoirs and runs sewerage system. It also carries out rental of housing and equipment, and incidental sale of specialist consultancy services. The company provides services through its subsidiaries such as Veitur Utilities, ON Power and Reykjavik Fibre Network. Orkuveita is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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