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November 3, 2021

Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant, Iceland

By Carmen

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.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Geothermal 303 303 Active Iceland Orkuveita Reykjavikur

Description

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.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 2006.

Contractors Involved

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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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